re·new·al (rəˈn(y)o͞oəl/) The action of extending the period of validity of a license, subscription, or contract. An instance of resuming an activity or state after an interruption. Spring finally seems to be upon us here in the great state of Texas following some very late season snow, ice and below freezing temperatures. With spring there is always a feeling of … Read More


One of my favorite scriptures is Habakkuk 2:2, “Write the vision, make it plain, so that he can run who reads it.” Almost daily I see people in my practice who lack a vision for their lives, their family, and their future. I can’t help but think about the value of vision, but more than that, the ability to see … Read More

Cardboard Box

I had the privilege of spending some time with some dear friends this past weekend. This particular couple has known James and I for some time and  the wife brought an old blog post I wrote for a defunct blog to my attention. It was posted in way back in 2009. I couldn’t help but go back and read it … Read More


Government Lately I have been thinking a great deal about the concept of government, not in the sense of overseeing or running a country but the idea of governing ourselves. Government is defined as “the relationship between the governed and a governing word”. As we enter one of the busiest times of the year it is especially important that we … Read More