Reflections on A Chronic Disease Diagnosis

My beautiful wife and children just excitedly left to go swimming.  I am remaining home to rest and to watch over 2 month old Kelsie. My body has been relatively pain free today as long as I’m laying down.  I am so thankful for the reprieve and rest from physical pain.  Yesterday I received a Read More…

There Is Something Really, Really Good In This.

“What are the advantages to me in this?” “What wonderful benefits are going to come out of this adversity?” Those are the questions on my mind as I sit here in the tub this fine afternoon.  And they are on my mind a lot lately.  And they are sincere questions, and I fully expect and Read More…

Exactly How Does One Go About Living A Truly Amazing Life?

First of all, thank you for reading, and allowing me to share my thoughts with you. I hope you find them helpful and valuable. The other day I had this question come up in my mind: “So do I actually know how to tell someone else how to live a Truly Amazing Life?” And here Read More…

So What Is Your Decision Today?

So today I want to ask you again, what kind of day will you have today?  And what impact will that make in your life? Did you decide there is no such thing as a bad day for you anymore? I really hope so.  Or perhaps you have long since decided that. Either way, I Read More…

There’s No Such Thing As A Bad Day

*** Note: This article was written in August of 2012 as my body was shutting down – one month before I got diagnosed with an autoimmune disease Ulcerative Colitis. Will today be a good day or a bad day? And why? For me, today, and every day, is a good day. Here’s why… Last year I realized Read More…

It’s All A Matter Of Choice

“Living A Truly Amazing Life Is Simply A Matter Of Decision” Think about it…You can choose to celebrate life or curse it. You choose whether you smile or frown. Is anyone else choosing that for you?  Can they? No.  Your response is Your Response. Your Reaction is Your Choice. You are free to choose. Only Read More…

Life is good…And That Is A True Tragedy

Because life has the constant potential to be Amazing, to settle for ‘good’ is to sacrifice Amazing.   And that is tragic. “Life is good…I can’t stand my job, but things are good at home, and my job gives me a steady income, so I guess things aren’t so bad.” That is called settling.  My Read More…