Ezra 10:3-8 Therefore let us make a covenant with our God to put away all these wives and their children, according to the counsel of my lord and of those who tremble at the commandment of our God, and let it be done according to the Law. 4 Arise, for it is your task, and we are with you; be strong and do it.”5 Then … Continue reading Change Takes More than Commitment
This is a really cool video that makes you want to get out on the trails! Happy New Year and Happy Trails!
Oh wait! I already got it. This is my bike which is a combo Birthday/Christmas present. Thanks Jen. I LOVE it!!!
I sit between 6-7 hours a day at work. I am usually on the couch for 1.5 - 2 hours after the kids go to bed so I am the prime candidate for what this graph shows below. Looking into ways that I can change this. After a lot of research I have decided … Continue reading The Necessary Evil
I run across some awesome mountain bike photos and this is one of them. Most of the photos I get are from a website called Adventure Journal which produces a "Daily Bike" photo. Enjoy this and dream about being there.
This is why I mountain bike. Where I live we don't have forests as intense as this but there are several places that are close. There is nothing like speeding through trees down a single track. This is how I would spend most of my Saturdays if I could.
As I write this post my wife has finished over half of our Christmas shopping. We are very strategic about how we go about our Christmas shopping each year. With four kids of our own and 12 nieces and nephews to buy for as well as Grandparents and Great Grandparents we could end up spending … Continue reading Surviving Black Friday
Joshua 6:10 But Joshua commanded the people, "You shall not shout or make your voice heard, neither shall any word go out of your mouth, until the day I tell you to shout. Then you shall shout." Think about this verse. God commanded the Israelites to be silent while they marched around Jericho. There is … Continue reading Better Left Unsaid
I noticed during the last four years that I need to take time off on a more scheduled basis. This is especially true for my speaking schedule. If I teach more than 12 weeks in a row I find that the axe is starting to get a little dull. 10 weeks seems to be the … Continue reading Down Time
My first hike of 2011 was the Aliso Canyon Loop in the Los Padres National Forest. It is exactly 45 miles from my front door in the beautiful Santa Ynez Recreation Area. The day was beautiful and I was the only one on the trail that I could see. My trip started with a stop … Continue reading Hiking the Aliso Canyon Loop