The Long-Suffering Teacher



My oldest child Maya, is now in Kindergarten. So, over the past few years I have had the joy of teaching her school work. You know the simple stuff: ABCs, shapes, math, and reading.

Have you ever tried to teach a child? Let me preface what I going to say next by admitting that I am a very patient person. But I don’t think any level of patience prepares you for what you encounter. I have had to throw in the towel on several occasions and re-group. I never knew that you had to repeat things so many times. A conversation can literally go like this.

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The Power of One Drop of Water


My wife and I love taking trips to Fernwood, a botanical garden and nature preserve here in Michigan. During one of our regular trips something caught my eye. There were drops of water seeping out of the side of a small incline. I followed the trail of moist ground until it became a small trickle and then a tiny stream that ran through the gardens.

I had to see more.

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The 10 Lowest and Highest Paying College Degrees and Careers

10 highest and lowest paying college degrees

“Sure, some college degrees lead to higher paying jobs than others. But what's shocking — at least, it was shocking to us — is just how big the gap can be.” (Planet Money) Today, we are talking about the highest and lowest paying college degrees and … [Continue reading]

Should Christians Listen to Joel Osteen – 8 Questions To Consider Before Answering

Should Christians Listen To Joel Osteen

If you mention the name Joel Osteen you are sure to get a wide range of reactions. So here is the question, Should Christians listen to Joel Osteen? I would like to approach this question in an objective way … if possible. Let’s exam 8 questions … [Continue reading]

Humorous Sermon Illustrations – How to Create Your Own

humorous sermon illustrations

Everyone knows that great sermons illustrations are the back-bone of any sermon. The best sermon illustrations not only make “the point” but are also able to inject a bit of humor into the presentation. The good news is you don’t have to be a … [Continue reading]

Over 20 Black Friday Tips From The Experts

black friday tips

How do you ensure that you get the most out of your Black Friday shopping experience? I have compiled a complete list of Black Friday tips, tricks and strategies from all of the shopping experts. You will discover where you can find the best deals, … [Continue reading]