“King of Cool” Meets the King of Kings

Earlier this year, Alex Woodhall, contributing editor for Gentleman’s Journal magazine asked the question, “Who was cooler: Steve McQueen or James Dean?” That’s a tough question to answer, after all, in the pantheon of cool, who could stand taller than these two guys? (John “Duke” …

A Perforated Life

picture of girl through perforations - perforated

One of the biggest challenges I see in many people’s lives is failure to commit. Not failure to commit to a cause or a belief system but to a life based on that belief system. The struggles most of us deal with have little to …

It’s A Ten-13 Thing

Ten spelled out with numeric numeral 13 - live life to the full

Ten-13…it’s an interesting number and it has considerable meaning to me personally. Before reading further, please understand that I am not promoting numerology in the spiritualist or psychic sense. I do not believe in superstitious hocus-pocus and old wives’ tales. I do not believe in …

What You Believe About God Affects What You Believe About Yourself

A. W. Tozer quote: what come to mind when we think about God is the most important thing about us.

You know down deep inside. You might not talk about it but you know it. There is something, Someone, bigger than you “out there” who is responsible for all this…life. What you believe about this “higher power,” effects and influences every aspect of your life. …

The Challenge of Challenges

if it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you

Challenge implies obstacles, opposition, or a test. Challenges often require “uphill battling,” perseverence, and intestinal fortitude. Challenge can also include…wait for it…pain (ouch!). Pain? Really? Yes, really. This is often the challenge of challenges, the pain of going through them. Another way you can look at it …

What You Believe Matters

Everything is possible for him who believes. Mark 9:23

Of the biggest obstacles to finding and maintaining happiness on a daily basis, few are more substantial than the myths we belief about ourselves and our circumstances. The world – the media, those around us, family & friends – can often tell us lies that, …