Perspective: To Raise Our Children, We Must First Raise Ourselves

by Carey Sipp We’ve heard the quote before: “what a man thinketh, a man does; what he does, he becomes…” When I clearly understood the importance of being a good example for my children, I revised that old quote: “What a child sees, a child does. What a child...

Perspective: In the footsteps of my father

Growing up in a house that was rampant with alcoholism is not that rare. But living in a house that was crazy and sick, then shifting to love and sobriety, that was a strange twist. I didn’t want anything to do with my Dad when I was growing up. And I certainly...

The Forest and the Tree

by Mark Goodson It was the kind of Monday that gives Mondays a bad name. I work hard. I’ve found I must work harder in order to carve out time for myself to do things I enjoy, namely writing. To spare the details but give you the gist, it was the sort of day where...