Every 20 Years Your Life Changes

I’m a big believer in mentoring.  One of my favorite t-shirts is by EliteFTS and it says “Live, Learn, Pass On”.  One of the things older people always say is, “Man if I could go back in time to when I was in high school” or “If only I knew back in college what I […]

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One Day I Will Conquer, Until Then I Strive

I’m struggling with my bench press. I bench pressed 350lbs in March of 2014 at a while weighing close to 225lbs.   Less than thirty days later, I tried to make it 355lbs at the N. Georgia Ox Mover and injured my right pec and rotator cuff. That was the worst injury I’ve ever had.  I […]

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Unsung Legend:An Interview with Hall of Fame Powerlifter Steve Goggins

Steve Goggins is one of the unsung heros of the Iron Game. Despite tough battles against legends such as Ed Coan and Kirk Karwoski, Goggins has remained relatively unknown despite decades of record-setting performances. He was the first to squat 1102 lbs in competition at a bodyweight of 263 lbs! He was also the first […]

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The G Code

I have an opinionated 17-year-old son.  I am probably not alone.  But unlike many who lament how their kids don’t listen to them, or those who complain that kids nowadays think they know everything, I want to harness his headstrong nature for good.  See, my son is a thinker.  To paraphrase KRS-ONE, he thinks very […]

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A Farewell Message To My Son

My pastor recently sent me an email message for my son, James. James is heading to boot camp soon and asked for those of us who know him, and are older in the faith, to give him messages of encouragement to help him as he enters his new phase of life.  After seeing the message, […]

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The Quest For Meaning

It would appear that through much of history only the rare person ever stopped and asked why we exist? Probably for most, the job of survival was so demanding there simply wasn’t time to ask questions. For others, unquestioned commitment to family or king or religious system appeared to fill the vacuum. Yet the question […]

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