I haven't had candy for 22 days (as I gave it up for lent) and I've made a few observations of myself and some long-held nutritional beliefs during the past 3 weeks. Here they are in no particular order. You've been told that elimination diets don't work because eventually you'll give into your … Continue reading You have the power
I haven’t always been a beacon of health. A long time ago, in a land far, far away I smoked cigarettes and pot, drank to excess and took pills. There were the happy pills and the ones that wiped my memory for days. I was in my early twenties following the lead of the cool … Continue reading Finding your why
It’s hard to believe that Christmas is right around the corner. Are you done shopping yet? Only one more day left. As I was at the store the other day watching a very overstressed mom push and shove her way to the front of the line, I couldn’t help but think of the song Joy … Continue reading Joy To The World
Today’s song talks about the Mother of Jesus. If you've never heard this tune before, Josh Groban has a great version you should check out. The song is basically a game of 20 questions. "Mary, did you know your son would walk on water?" "Mary, did you know your son would turn water into wine?" … Continue reading Mary, Did You Know?
As I thought about the efforts of everyone in the gym this holiday season, the song "Oh Come All Ye Faithful" came to mind. I couldn't help but hum the chorus to myself as I watched everyone give their all in yesterday’s workouts. You know, faithfulness is rare these days. Doing what we say we … Continue reading Oh Come All Ye Faithful
A couple best days of my life have been the birth of my two boys. They’re the gifts that keep on giving. And giving and giving… From 2005-2009, I was a stay-at-home father, before it was cool, like it is today. Now day’s dads are saddling up at home more than ever. According to study … Continue reading Fatherhood, fitness and faith