2015 Goal #2 : Be an Encourager

In 2014, one of my goals was to be an encourager to others. I had been at the receiving end of written encouragement and appreciation many times, but until then had done a very poor job of paying that forward. I had experienced it in multiple areas of life –…

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2015 Goal #1 : Mortgage Reduction

Last year one of my goals, actually a goal for both my wife and I, was to make a serious dent in our mortgage. We set a fairly aggressive long-term goal to have our house paid off by our 10 year anniversary in July of 2016. We moved into our…

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2015 Goals

Last year I wrote a series of posts about my goals for the year. With the start of a new year, it is time for a fresh set of goals. Goals, not Resolutions I was introduced to the concept of setting real, measurable goals a few years ago – goals…

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2014 Goal – Last Will

This should be the last in a series of posts about my family’s goals for the year 2014. Thank you for reading. I hope I haven’t been annoyingly personal. It has been my hope that maybe someone out there has struggled with goals, and might gain some ideas from me speaking about our…

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2014 Goal – Mortgage Reduction

This is the third in four posts about goals for 2014. Goal 1: Be An Encourager Goal 2: Run Goal 3: Mortgage Reduction Goal 4: Last Will The rich rule over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender. Proverbs 22:7 Take a moment and think about how much…

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2014 Goal – Run

This is the second in four posts about goals for 2014. Goal 1: Be An Encourager Goal 2: Run Goal 3: Mortgage Reduction Goal 4: Last Will Waiting for the end to come… Wishing I had strength to stand… This is not what I had planned… It’s out of my…

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2014 Goal – Be an Encourager

This is the first in four posts about goals for 2014. Goal 1: Be An Encourager Goal 2: Run Goal 3: Mortgage Reduction Goal 4: Last Will Have you spoken a word full of hope and cheer? Have you walked with a slower pace, Till the weary of heart who…

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The move is finally over

It has been a very busy week / 10 days, and I finally have a free moment before going to be bed to reflect on what has happened. A week ago this last Thursday was my last day at CARFAX. It was hard to say goodbye to a company that…

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The Big Announcement

So I promised to some that there would be some big news on Thursday, so here it is. Some people had to find this out first (mainly my boss) before I could post it publicly. A few have known about this for a while, so thank you for holding your…

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Weddings

Well, our last wedding before our child’s birth is over with (we do have one in 1 month, but that would put the baby at 43 weeks). It was actually tamer and more, oh, meaningful, dignified, reverent? There was very little drinking compared to previous weddings, the guests all had…

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