Have been experimenting with a couple things the past 30 days

Black eyed susans in Iowa front yard
When traveling and running, it’s common habit to send my wife (photos of) flowers


Have been experimenting with a couple things the past 30 days.

  • Not kissing our Son’s head first thing in the morning and last thing at night
  • Not exchanging a bear hug with our Son (13) in parking lot after school

Do the little things make a difference?

Hard to prove, right?

If we always do certain things but start taking them for granted and then stop.

Then is it clear?

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No Brainer

Gotta Brain? Use It!
Gotta Brain? Use It!

Our son (9) is a great student. Most kids are. They are on a huge learning curve. It was only a few years ago that they learned how to walk, then run, and climb a tree or ride a bike. Their ability to absorb new things far exceeds our own.

Why? Not sure it even matters. What matters is that it’s true. And so?

So imagine your responsibility opportunity to teach, and shape, and mold.

After Church this past Sunday, I made a conscious effort to tell Deacon Jack what an inspirational speaker he is. He thanked me and said I helped him answer his question to himself, “Am I making a difference?”

Being nice to people is a no brainer.

And yet we rarely do it.

Look Around

Disabled Parking Signs?
Disabled Parking Signs?

When was the last time you stopped your busy routine and made a conscious effort to look around at the simple things?

If you’re like me, it’s probably been too long.

Our son and I were leaving the Apple store the other day and I noticed this:

A Reminder From God?
A Reminder From God?