Dear Fathers: You Really Do Matter

In today's world, men are starting to be viewed as unimportant. Listen to the news, watch TV shows, read books, or browse the internet, and you will see that all over, men's roles are being deemed as secondary or replaceable. Fathers in the media are reduced to bumbling caricatures who only exist to embarrass their children or … Continue reading Dear Fathers: You Really Do Matter

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3 Steps to Being Happy When Life Sucks

How ironic that exactly one week after I posted "Why Bad Things Happen to Good People", a very "bad thing" happened to me. I won't go into detail about what happened, other than to say that at the time, it seemed like the end of my world. So this past week has been filled with lots of soul … Continue reading 3 Steps to Being Happy When Life Sucks

One Secret for Instantly Better Relationships

Hate is a big problem. From wars to hate-crimes to bullying to self-loathing, it's everywhere. And the biggest problem is that people seem to hate for absolutely no good reason. Or, at least, for a reason that seemed valid when the hatred started, but makes absolutely no sense anymore. Hate, anger, and grudges take up … Continue reading One Secret for Instantly Better Relationships

Ants on a Wall – Flash Fiction by TJ

This is an original piece of flash fiction by TJ, taken from his two years as a missionary in West Africa.

6 Qualities of My Perfect Woman

A few days ago I posted about how NOT to set me up on a date. And on my About page, my bucket list says that I want to marry the most perfect woman in the world and raise a family together. Well I've received quite a few remarks about how unrealistic that is, because … Continue reading 6 Qualities of My Perfect Woman