A whole season of ideas for Welcome to the Big Leagues

The main thing that bothered Darrel about being a Utility Player was not getting many at bats.  More at bats improve each at bat becasue the skills improve.  Same here. 

The Cost of Heroism

“Being a Christian is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God’s will.” During the month of heroes I challenge myself to pay closer attention to

Character qualities of a hero

February is Black History month.  On the Welcome to the Big Leagues blog it is also a month of Heroes–heroes and what it takes to be a hero.  Heroes are

All men dream, but not equally.

“All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty  recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the 

Dreams alive with vitality

Along with a few other guys, I’m reading Orthodoxy, a book by G.K. Chesterton.  This book is considered a classic in Christian philosophy and apologetics.  I think he has such an

Our Greatest Fear

Fear of failure may not be our greatest competition.  Fear of success seems ridiculous but it is real.  This quote from Marianne Williamson from her book,  A Return to Love:

“I Have a Dream”

A great man once said, “I have a dream….”  And because of his pursuit of that dream, he was assassinated. But his courage in spite of the danger helped change

Change Your World

“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in the mission can alter the course of history.” Mahatma Gandhi The odds are not good. There are more of

For Such a Time As This

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”–Winston Churchill. Most of the time I feel like I am caught in the flow of current trends and

2014–You were made for it!

    You were made for this year. What do you think at the beginning of a New Year? Climate events, political momentum, health concerns and economic trends beyond our