Livin’ the Real Way

My favorite definition of character is “the ability to handle the demands of reality.” The stronger your character the better you can handle whatever life throws your way-without compromising the core beliefs God has given you. Living a Godly life means living a life in reality. For years I created my own reality. Addictions and…

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God is God

Recently Romans 8:28 keeps appearing to me in various places; “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”  A couple of days ago I finally had an epiphany about the tragic loss of my buddy Joe as I thought “God can do…

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living by FAITH

The 22nd annual 5th and 6th grade overnighter for Covington kids was just completed yesterday.  This is something I’ve been a part of since it’s inception.  I remember being just a few months sober when I saw an ad in the local newspaper. It was an open invitation to anyone interested in helping the youth…

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A routine I am thankful for…

As I continue to process the events of the last couple of weeks I am so grateful I have a routine in place that keeps me grounded, focused and provides me with mental energy.  The devil loves to attack our mental being when we are in a vulnerable state.  There have been times over the past several days where the devil has…

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Life’s a bitch…

and then you die.  This saying could never be truer than it is for my dear friend who recently took his own life.  He experienced many challenges throughout his life and he obviously decided he had had enough.  I grew up with this guy.  We had the same dreams and aspirations.  We spent hours and…

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