Running a daycare and/ or an elementary school would be my version of a nightmare. The only thing worse might be running a Jr High School… Our new Venue partners in Airdrie are Footprints Academy and Magic Mountain in Kings Heights and they’re amazing. I was walking through the spaces with one of the owners who said “I’m an engineer who’s now running a daycare”. … Continue reading Hello Footprints and Magic Mountain
I think some of us like a little too much drama? There’s nothing like taking a small issue and blowing it up. In every profession, arena and home this seems to be an acceptable way of avoiding the real conversation in today’s world. It’s the ol’ “Quick! Distract them!” When my mom used to ask “So Corey… tell me what happened?” I’m sure she … Continue reading Too Much Drama
My brother is a great guy, always has it together. I’m normally a bit of a mess… Ryan was the sort of kid who could roll underground and process things in a controlled manner so that what came out seemed reasonable. I was the other sort of kid whose “process” was verbal and outward and… NOW. I would say his childhood was in many regards … Continue reading The Lazarus Project
What do you do when God asks for something you don’t think He should? Great question. Our response to it is not as intellectual or noble as we’d like to think… We’ve all shared the outrage when someone in our lives asked for something that they shouldn’t have. We all have regrets from giving them what they’ve wanted, you’d have to have an unusually clean … Continue reading When God asks for something he shouldn’t
Everything built on a lie falls. Just give it time. Matthew 7:26-27 The Message (MSG) 26-27 “….you are like a stupid carpenter who built his house on the sandy beach. When a storm rolled in and the waves came up, it collapsed like a house of cards.” My daughter Katie is super sharp. She’s so sharp that it gets her into trouble. She struggles … Continue reading No. More. Secrets.
Is your life too safe?
People who risk much can win much, but do we really risk anything anymore?
Our personal existence in North America is really one of comfort and avoiding conflict which does not always lend itself to good results. Continue reading “Resolute?”
You have recurring issues in some area of your life? STOP IT! Are you fighting an addiction? In the words of Bob Newhart… STOP IT!!!! (You should probably watch that Youtube video… pretty funny:) That should be the world’s shortest blog post… I wish it were that easy, I really do. I asked my amazingly optimistic and strong dad how he quit smoking all those … Continue reading STOP IT!
Have you ever said “How can a loving God _______?” This blog might help you… Neela runs into the church the other day at 8:30 am and asks for a “root beer float?” My response was “You’re not at grandpa’s house anymore baby!” Consequence is the cost of Choice and Choice requires a measure of Maturity. But in North America we treat Choice like it’s … Continue reading Choice
In view of the recent World Cup in Brazil and also the Fast Five from Rio… I thought I’d blog about relationships:) …But this is how we do things in North America! Sometimes I think Common has taken Sense out behind the barn and shot him. Common to me are the everyday ridiculous lowest-common-denominator practitioners who think they’re absolutely right about relationships when none … Continue reading This is Brazil!
Who would make the Starting 5 if your life was a basketball team? Here’s a piece of information you might disagree with: Saying YES to everything is saying NO to everything! Saying Yes to everyone is saying No to everyone. You can juggle things for awhile depending on how much stress you can live with, but to actually think you can build relationships or financial stability … Continue reading 2 Fast 2 Furious