The Great Expectation

The Great Expectation

We all live by certain expectations. We might be expected to clean our room, get good grades, do the chores, and be nice to our siblings. Most of the time these expectations are import and easy to achieve. But sometimes expectations can be hard. We are expected to...
Mirrors Don’t Lie

Mirrors Don’t Lie

Have you ever been caught checking yourself out in a mirror? You turn side to side, pucker your lips, and maybe even flex your muscles. Be honest–sometimes you even talk to the reflection staring back at you. Mirrors are a common part of our lives., We use...
Reducing the Drama in Life

Reducing the Drama in Life

Have you ever dealt with someone who says one thing but acts totally different? They become an actor, a poser, a fake, a hypocrite! Let’s be honest–we all put on an act every once in a while. But what do we do if our leaders, teachers, coaches, and, yes,...
The Amazing Race

The Amazing Race

I have a lot of great memories from growing up in Southern California, but one of my favorites is of going to the 1984 Summer Olympics as a young boy. I remember sitting in the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and witnessing the moment many people had waited...
The Metal in Me

The Metal in Me

Do you know that person at your school? You know, the one who usually dresses in black, listens to ear-piercing music, and doesn’t care what you think? That’s my brother, my sister…You see, I’m a metalhead, and we stick together through thick...