Nothing Will Change Until We Do

Nobody can do it alone. We need God. We need each other. This hasn’t been more evident, in recent times, as it is now. Even though it has been packaged to be in plain black and white for everyone to see, the issue is really right vs. wrong. There is no doubt it’s becoming exponentially…

Be Careful (and appreciative of) What You Ask For

Vivian Hawes taught me a lot. She taught me the value of hard work, discipline and toughness. She taught me the most important word in the world is love (and, in its true form, it overcomes all). More important than those things, my mom taught me faith; how to pray about everything and worry about nothing….

I Don’t Remember Mine but Will Never Forget His

Often times our most valuable moments in life make no sense to others. I often forget the details of “big” events, others remember me being involved in, while vividly recalling happenings that few can even conjure up. The moments that mean the most don’t need to be reported on the eyewitness news because they are…

The Wooden Effect

June 4th marked the first anniversary of Coach John Wooden’s passing, but he will never be dead. In today’s society of self promotion, John Wooden will talk to generations to come long after he spoke his last word. When you live the life he did, others become your lungs after you’ve taken your last breath….

It’s Not Them, It’s Us

“Kids are so different these days”, “This generation just doesn’t get it”, “Back when I was doing it, we were nothing like these kids”. I’m sure you have heard one of these sayings, or something that sounds extremely similar (like every T-Pain song). I AM TIRED OF ADULTS BLAMING KIDS FOR EVERYTHING. The problem doesn’t…

“The Decision” @KingJames #Lebron

One of the hardest things to do in life is to remain quiet while listening to people talk about things of which they have no concept. After several days of biting my tongue, I’ve lost the battle. The negativity aimed at Lebron James, and anyone associated with his decision, has been ridiculous. It’s a sad…

Happy Father’s Day Indeed

A day like today reminds me of how truly blessed I am. I was able to spend father’s day, with my wife Tairia and, soon to be, 2 month old son Jayce, at the park watching my daughter Jasmine win her first championship as an athlete. As I watched Jasmine, and her Cal Warriors softball…