A Little Boy and His Temper

There once was a young boy with a very bad temper. The boy’s father wanted to teach him a lesson, so he gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper he must hammer a nail into their wooden fence. On the first day of this lesson, the little boy had driven 37 …

The Heroes of Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian smashed into southwestern Florida last week as a category 4 hurricane. It killed dozens of people, demolished hundreds of miles property and left millions without power. However, before the storm even hit, thousands of linemen from across the country assembled. They drove toward the storm. They met in pre-determined areas and they rode out the storm. When it …

The Power of Giving

Steve Harvey is a well-known celebrity. He is a comedian and he hosts several nationally syndicated shows on television. He is very wealthy. However, he is open about his journey. It was a tough journey with a lot of failures. He struggled mightily. It is well-documented that he almost quit a few days before he got his big break. There …

Famous Last Words

Steve Jobs was the founder and CEO of Apple. Due to his leadership, Steve led Apple to become of the most successful companies of all time. His inventions have changed the world profoundly. And yet, at the end of his life, he provided us with some perspective that we can all benefit from his perspective.  Steve Jobs, billionaire, died at …

Welcome Blog – 2022

We are hoping the 2022-2023 school year is as back to normal as possible.  I hope you are back to “in-person” school, every day.  I hope you get to attend homecoming dances, athletic events and proms. In the history of this country, it is fair to say that you students have had more school disruption in the past couple of …

Shaq “Blesses” Somebody Every Day

Shaquille O’Neal is a retired NBA Hall of Famer. He is still a commentator on TNT during the NBA season. He is universally liked by people from all ages, races and backgrounds. He has earned a lot of money over the years and has invested wisely. He is wise enough to understand that he could never spend it all, so …

Two Heroes Save a Man’s Life

Marcus Harvey and Tre Jones were hanging out together on a Sunday afternoon in 2020. That’s when they smelled smoke. They followed the smoke to a house on South Adams street in Marion, Indiana. When they arrived a small crowd of people had gathered in front of the house. They were just standing there. Some were even filming it on …

Transgender Females in Female Sports: What is Fair?

Very few issues in America have sparked greater debate than the one about transgender females competing in female sports. Emotions are high on both sides of the issue, and many people are just not able to have a civil conversation about the facts of this issue. However, in this post, no daggers will be thrown and there are no hidden …

A Deeper Look at the Will Smith Oscars Moment

Last night at the Academy Awards (a.k.a. “the Oscars”), comedian Chris Rock was on stage to present an award. As most comedians do in this situation, he told a few jokes. As is customary, the audience is typically the subject of these jokes. In his final joke, Chris made a comment about Jada Smith, the wife of actor Will Smith: …