October, 2019

One Very Hot July Day

By on October 27, 2019

Got a call one very hot July day to meet a couple of kids at a convenience store.  They had called 911 from a pay phone and told the dispatcher they had found a body.  Another officer and I arrived and met the kids outside the store.  They had been riding their bicycles and told us they found […]

Communicating Your Vision

By on October 27, 2019

If you are leading a business or organization, especially through difficult times, and you don’t have a clear vision and purpose established for it, you’re setting yourself up for failure, or at the very least marginal performance. Let’s say you do have a clear vision and purpose for your team or business. If these things […]

Divorce, Kids, & Hope

By on October 21, 2019

Jesseca was born on September 14th, 2000, in Overland Park, Kansas. During the pregnancy, we were referred to a geneticist because amniocentesis results showed a 75% chance that she would be born with Down Syndrome. My wife and I didn’t care. We would love her, regardless. The delivery was touch and go as the cord […]

The Perception of Perfection

By on October 19, 2019

So many of us simply will not allow ourselves to show pain, struggle, or admit that we have been hurt by something or someone. To do so would be to ruin the perception of perfection today’s digital world demands. And that would mean we are vulnerable in some way. And in our minds we have […]