Day 3: 2011 Have More Fun Challenge

No matter how you look at it, some days just aren’t fun.  And nothing you do can possibly change that kind of bad energy. After all, if every day was a mountaintop experience, it would get pretty old after awhile, right? I was so overwrought with rather debilitating family responsibilities that I forgot all about my own challenge.  What most people would consider “fun” … activities that make you laugh, […]

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Day 2 – 2011 Have More Fun Challenge

Okay, so I’ll admit it.  This challenge hasn’t started out the way I planned.  I had to work pretty hard to have fun on Day 1, and Day 2 was even tougher.  You see, I’m stuck in the middle of a sandwich… an ooey, gooey, responsibility sandwich, and it has seriously impacted my fun quotient. After taking a hard fall last week, my elderly father was hospitalized for a couple […]

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Day 1 – 2011 Have More Fun Challenge

Being a grown-up is tough duty.  Millions of Baby Boomers are caught in the middle – trying to find ways to juggle work, marriage, and taking care of both children and elderly parents. Forget about taking care of yourself and fostering a good marriage. Even if you are still a greenhorn and have yet to experience these middle age stress castles, I have no doubt you take your life too […]

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Pitcher Andy Pettitte’s Favorite Christmas

  Excerpt taken from my book, MY FAVORITE CHRISTMAS   Left hander Andy Pettitte made his major league debut in 1995 with the New York Yankees. After a stint with the Houston Astros he is back in New York. He has won five championships with the New York Yankees and is Major League Baseball’s all-time postseason wins leader. He is a three-time American League All-Star and a five-time World Series […]

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A Sign of the Times – Obama Names Medal of Freedom Recipients

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _______________________________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2009 President Obama Names Medal of Freedom Recipients 16 Agents of Change to Receive Top Civilian Honor WASHINGTON – President Obama today named 16 recipients of the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom.   America’s highest civilian honor, the Medal of Freedom is awarded to individuals who make an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of […]

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Comedienne Susan Isaacs on GOD UNPLUGGED

Susan E. Isaacs is a writer and performer with credits in TV, film, stage, and radio. She has appeared in films such as Planes, Trains, and Automobiles and Scrooged and on TV shows such as Seinfeld, The Drew Carey Show, My Name is Earl, and many others. Despite all those accomplishments, Susan managed to screw up every lucky break she ever had, and by age forty was jobless, loveless and […]

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Recording Artist Jontez Shares Story of Miraculous Healing

Though a new face to many, Jontez has spent over a decade in the business. A child prodigy at 12, he received regional acclaim through a ministry-focused Tejano band before finding himself in a worship leadership position at Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Potter’s House. In addition to his time with God’s Property, where he had the opportunity to share the stage with the likes of Amy Grant, Jaci Velasquez and Point […]

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Decyfer Down Faces Medical Challenges

The members of Decyfer Down have come across some life threatening battles in the last month. On April 21, guitarist Chris Clonts and his wife Meghan welcomed Christopher Hayden Clonts into the world. Shortly after their son’s birth, Meghan became extremely ill and the doctors found she had a severe infection that caused her to be away from her newborn for days at a time. After three weeks in quarantine, […]

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unChristian-How Christians are Failing the Church

A generation of young Americans is rejecting a Christianity they perceive to be antihomosexual, too political, and hypocritical, according to a new study from the Barna Group. The findings, presented in a new book, reveal what Christianity looks like to people ages 16-29 outside the church. unChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks about Christianity…and Why It Matters is a portrait of a faith and its followers perceived to be […]

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Blessid Union of Souls on GOD UNPLUGGED

What do you call a platinum-selling pop/rock band from the ’90s with eight Top 40 hits, one of them reaching #1 in the U.S., Southeast Asia and England while becoming the 4th most played song of 1995; who’s performed in Europe and the 50 states with The Goo Goo Dolls, Bon Jovi, Sean Kingston, Third Eye Blind, Sister Hazel, Huey Lewis and the News, Shania Twain, Vertical Horizon, Edwin McCain […]

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