Love Dare Day 21: April 9, 2020 What is Day 21 about: This chapter begins by making a bold statement that Day 20 was the most important day of The Love Dare, so if you missed it, go back, but if not, let’s talk about routine. What do I think about the material: We talked yesterday about how we are not capable of loving our spouse unconditionally without tapping into the true source of that love. A friend asked me that if I thought love in general came from God, even if that person isn’t saved. It is my ...

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Love Dare Day 8: March 25, 2020 What is Day 8 about: Celebrate? I know how to Celebrate. Love is not jealous. Oh boy, I remember this one.  Before reading the chapter, I recall the times that I have been jealous in regards to my relationship with Jess. The one common theme is that when I am jealous of the way she interacts with another guy, it is usually due to a perceived lack in my own self confidence. I will never forget one time when we were hanging out with a new group of people and inevitably there ...

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What is the resistance If you are a fan of Star Wars I apologize, the Resistance I refer to is not the fight against the Empire, but a different battle altogether. Last year when my journey as as writer really began, I read a book called, The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield. This is not a complicated read and I highly recommend it to any struggling artist. When I say struggling, I don’t mean someone who is practicing their art every day and trying to make a living. What I mean is someone who wakes up and does ...

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For a large part of my life, I lived by the motto that anything worth doing is worth doing well. Even with its origin unknown to me, I found it a good motto to live by. Like many things that I do, I tend to take this a little too literal and it creates stress when I should learn to relax a little, but never-the-less, it is what I do. This is no different in communication. In the spirit of trying my best, when I became a father I didn’t shy away from this idea. Those that know me ...

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