Not Just Another Teen Suicide – Part 2

Patrick Turner In my previous post I wrote about Patrick Turner, the 16 year-old who had surprisingly committed  suicide the previous weekend. We learned he had written three notes prior addressing the reasons which drove him to make this decision. The primary motive for ending his life was clear. Pressure. Pressure to perform academically. Even… Read more Not Just Another Teen Suicide – Part 2

Not Just Another Suicide

Patrick Turner Today, at 10:00am, Patrick Turner will be laid to rest. He will take with him the hopes and dreams of two parents, a sister, and two brothers. A week ago, Pat was a seemingly happy-go-lucky sixteen year-old teenager, playing baseball and clowning around with his friends. I say seemingly because over the weekend,… Read more Not Just Another Suicide

Weinstein: Everybody Knew

Harvey Weinstein The arrogance of Hollywood continues to roll down the track. This week, the entire entertainment community came out from under their collective rocks and denounced fallen mogul, Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein has finally been outed by a plethora of women for charges rape, sexual harassment. This guy is as manipulative and ruthless as they… Read more Weinstein: Everybody Knew

Why the NFL is in Serious Trouble

The trouble is that image is everything. No, that’s not right. Perception of the image is everything. How things are, depend on how you see the bigger picture. Put an image of President Trump on the internet and you will get heartfelt comments from both sides of the aisle. Everybody has an opinion, just ask… Read more Why the NFL is in Serious Trouble

Three Words that Changed the World

  In these times of verbosity, it is difficult to decide what actually makes a real difference, what matters. And that will be a matter of perspective for each person. What makes a difference to you might not make a difference to me. So when I say, these three words changed the world, I realize… Read more Three Words that Changed the World

Darci Lynne Farmer, Grace VanderWaal and the Magic of America’s Got Talent.

It’s that time of the year again. No, not Christmas, Easter, or the fourth of July. It’s time for the live shows on America’s Got Talent! You say, so what? I say you’ve got to tune in. There is some incredible talent on this show. Really. Let’s take a look at last year. If you’ve… Read more Darci Lynne Farmer, Grace VanderWaal and the Magic of America’s Got Talent.

Understanding the Love of God

Have you ever sat down and fathomed the magnitude of God’s love. It is truly overwhelming. What comes to your mind when you think of the love of God? Does it mean to you that he looks after you on a daily basis, making sure you have a roof over your head and food in… Read more Understanding the Love of God