One day several years ago, I got to thinking about the value of people. Any one human life is irreplaceable, and each a perfect creation of God in His image. Settled. What I thought about, just for fun and to prove a point, was to establish just how much money a human being might conceivably… Continue reading How Much Are You Worth?
I love cars. I really do. I am strangely both proud and humbly ashamed to admit that since age 15 I have owned 31 of them. Yes, really. I’m sitting in #31 as I write this. It’s a Volkswagen Passat. I really like it. It’s completely different from the usual two-seater sports car I tend… Continue reading Know People With The Power Of Forensic Intensity
Divorce is an epidemic in the United States. According to the American Psychological Association, about 40 to 50 percent of married couples in the United States divorce. The divorce rate for subsequent marriages is even higher. Any disease with a 40%-50% infection rate would be called an epidemic. When the unions between man and wife… Continue reading Here’s Some Great Marital Advice To Ignore – And Some To Cherish
Our children are under attack. Yes, there are physical attacks against our children, such as predators that want to kidnap or harm our children. There are also bullies at the schools just waiting to harm and intimidate our children. These dangers are real, and we should do what we can to prepare our children to… Continue reading The Battle For Our Children And How We Can Win
The United States of America is the most prosperous land in the history of the world. Opportunities are so abundant here that people immigrate here from all other 194 nations in the world to be a part of it. For those that are willing to put in the effort, America offers the rewards that no… Continue reading How Do We Know When We Have Enough?
I suspect that if you’ve been around Christianity for any length of time at all, you’ve heard of the Ten Commandments. They were spoken by God to Moses and written on stone tablets, later kept in The Ark of the Covenant. For those unfamiliar, here they are, as recited in The Message in Exodus 20:… Continue reading How Do We Teach Children To Honor Their Mothers And Fathers?
\This is a confusing title, isn’t it? We are so accustomed to hearing it the other way around, that people come and go in our lives. I’m here to tell you that the opposite is true: stuff comes and goes, but people are forever. We tend to think of stuff as the measure of our… Continue reading Stuff Comes And Goes, People Are Forever
If you’ve ever traveled with a child before, you’re all too familiar with this phrase: “Are we there yet?” If you are not, in fact, there yet, the inevitable follow-up question is “How much longer until we get there?” In today’s GPS navigation-based world, we can easily determine the answers to those questions. I am… Continue reading How Much Longer Until We Get There?
As I’ve read the news this week, there have been two notable people that have committed suicide. As a former detective and crime scene investigator in law enforcement, I have been involved in the investigations of numerous suicides and dealt with the aftermath of grief and loss they cause to family and friends. Although I… Continue reading How Much Grief is Too Much?