What Kind of Father Are You?

What kind of father are you? Are you the kind of father who is present, engaged, teaching, disciplining and loving? Or are you the type of father who is absent, unstable, weak, and effeminate? Pope John XXIII wrote,  “It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.”Continue reading “What Kind of Father Are You?”

Failure Is Not An Option

My favorite movie is Apollo 13. I was about 10 when it came out and I was obsessed with NASA and space.  There’s a scene in the film where Flight Director, Gene Kranz, played by Ed Harris, is talking to his controllers about options for bringing the three astronauts safely home after their spaceship wasContinue reading “Failure Is Not An Option”

I Just Don’t Feel Like It

Some days, I just don’t think I have it in me.   Today was one of those days. My alarm went off at 6:00 a.m. this morning and I was NOT feeling it.   That bed felt so comfortable. I had been up late with meetings. It’s my weekend off.  Everything lined up to tell me, “TakeContinue reading “I Just Don’t Feel Like It”

Why Am I Stuck?

How many times has this thought come to your mind, “Why do I keep doing this? I want to quit. I keep trying, but I keep messing up.  Why am I stuck?” This is a thought shared by almost every man who’s ever been addicted.  You’re trying so hard to defeat this enemy, yet youContinue reading “Why Am I Stuck?”

Winning The Small Battles

There’s an old adage that says, “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” The idea is that you can’t build something as great and mighty as ancient Rome quickly.  It takes time, effort, and patience to build something that is strong and lasting.   Too many men, in their battles with porn and sex addiction, try toContinue reading “Winning The Small Battles”

What To Do When Faced With A Trigger?

We’ve all been there. You’ll be doing great in you’re battle with porn and sex addiction.  You’re not spending too much time on your phone or computer.  You’re keeping grounded in prayer, Scripture, and meditation.  You’re checking in regularly with your support system and accountability partner. Them BAM! Something comes out of nowhere and allContinue reading “What To Do When Faced With A Trigger?”

Beware Your Dark Side

If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand – Mark 3:24 Are you where you want to be in life? How many of us reach the ages of 30, 40, or 50 and have accomplished even half of what we thought we would? As children, we all imagine ourselves changing the worldContinue reading “Beware Your Dark Side”

The Spirit Is Willing, But The Flesh Is Weak

“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” – Matthew 26:41 Ever been in the situation where you know what the right thing is to do, yet you’re pulled to do the opposite? On the night he was betrayed, Jesus and his disciplesContinue reading “The Spirit Is Willing, But The Flesh Is Weak”

H.O.P.E.

There’s an old proverb that says, “A man can live about three weeks without food, three days without water, three minutes without air, but he cannot live three seconds without hope.”  Why is hope so important? Hope gives us something to live for.  It gives us a purpose. It lets us know that there isContinue reading “H.O.P.E.”

Finding Solitude

Sometimes, you just need to be alone. We all need time by ourselves to relax, to clear our mind and process our thoughts. Dealing with the daily hustle and bustle of life can make your mind feel overwhelmed and exhausted.  You might be dealing with stress from work or with the ups and downs ofContinue reading “Finding Solitude”