Gone Home

This morning on the way to the gym, I passed a video board. I pass it every morning. It usually has ads for attorneys, car lots, and grocery stores. But this morning, it had a different ad. It had a picture of Billy Graham. And the caption, “Gone Home.” Advertisements

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Rest In Peace?

Someday you will read or hear that Billy Graham is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it. I shall be more alive than I am now. I will just have changed my address. I will have gone into the presence of God. I have seen this quote many times today. The day when Billy […]

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Monster Rig Simplification

Back in the day, I had a monster guitar rig. Well, I thought it was monstrous. When I started playing electric guitar, I had three main influences… Nuno Bettencourt, of Extreme Eddie Van Halen himself John Petrucci, of Dream Theater Much of my philosophy on tone and style of play came from these guys. But […]

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What is Ordinary?

I don’t live an exciting life. I recently heard a sermon where the preacher said that it is easy to get discouraged about your life, job, and diet if you spend too much time on Instagram. See, in that little square glowing world, everyone’s life looks perfect. Not real, but perfect. And I’m susceptible. If […]

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Embrace the Journey

I have been learning lately that a Christian’s journey through life is full of peaks and valleys. And that this is by design. There are many reasons why we may go through tough times in life. Maybe we are meant to learn from an experience for which we do not yet understand the cause. Perhaps […]

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Weekly Mind Dump 031617

It has been an eventful week. Here is this week’s #nocamowmd… My daughter, Lydia, got to sing Francesca Battistelli’s Giants Fall at Blue Grass Baptist School’s talent show. She did AWESOME! So proud. My church, LBT, is finishing up as sermon series called I Am a Church Member. To wit, I read an interesting supporting […]

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 Weekly Mind Dump 031117

I’ve been debating on how to be more consistent with content on this blog. I desperately want to keep it going, but I need a way to kickstart content creation. I’ve decided to start taking notes through the week and doing a kind of weekly mind dump every weekend (It just occurred to me that […]

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I Felt Fake

It seems like a little thing, I guess. Like many folks in the workforce, I have a LinkedIn profile. I don’t post much on there, but I enjoy the networking opportunities and professional insights it provides. Still, I felt fake.

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