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My Baseball Quest Has Taught Me About America, Slowing Down — and Myself

My Baseball Quest Has Taught Me About America, Slowing Down — and Myself

I am on a quest to visit every Major League Baseball stadium. For me, baseball is more than just a game, it is a continuous source of life lessons and reflection. Plus, I’ve learned a lot about this great country in my travels. For instance, baseball has taught me that part of life is about […]

Change is Good, Change is Needed – Like Now for Me

“I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.” – From the final episode of The Office television show. Studies show that the most common fears among people are the fear of heights, snakes, enclosed spaces, and being in a social setting. But there’s a […]

What Inspires Me: People Helping Others and Making the World a Better Place

Yes, I’m one of those people who blow up my friends’ Facebook feeds with all the posts I share. I can’t help myself! If I see something I think is really cool, funny or innovative, I want to show it to everyone. There are the typical self-help and inspirational posts, cute children and funny animal […]

Adoption Has Been the Most Wonderfully Difficult Thing We’ve Ever Done

My wife and I have decided to toss common sense out the window – and adopt a second child from China with Down syndrome. For the past several years we have been challenging ourselves to live differently with our three biological boys (now 12, 10 and 8). We have felt called to live beyond the […]