Dear Grandchildren: I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and your new year will be filled with much fun. Great-Grandma Elsa will be celebrating her 97thbirthday on January 10th.  She’s doing great and sharp as a tack. Happy birthday, Mom! You’re the greatest! Mom shared with me that on November 20th, her and Grandpa would’ve celebrated their […]

Why Honoring Authority is Vital to Success

Dear Grandchildren: This month I’d like to talk to you about authority. It can be a very confusing subject, but it’s very important for you to understand. Let me share with you a scripture that talks about “all” authority. Romans 13:1-2 NKJV: “Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except […]


Dear Grandchildren: It’s closing in on another year and it’s unbelievable how quick the months fly by. Writing these letters to you has been a wonderful experience along with hearing your feedback in one way or another. Next March, I believe these letters will be going on three years. One of the most destructive myths in the American […]


Dear Grandchildren: I hope you are thinking of setting goals for your life. I’d call it, “Designing Your Future”. Yes, we need motivation to accomplish our dreams and sometimes we need inspiration to spur us to achieve those goals. Maybe a better word for setting goals is having a plan. Think about it for a minute. “What […]


Dear Grandchildren: I can’t believe this summer is about over and we’re ready for the beautiful time of fall, school, and football. I know Gavin is ready for football! Today’s letter is about setting goals and of course, your company. Setting goals is easy but accomplishing them is the hard part. We all have desires […]


Dear Grandchildren: Hopefully, you have been using your greatest power in a wonderful way this past month. For going into the month of August, I’d like to talk about realizing and living out your purpose. Most people don’t have a clue what this means. If you ask people what their purpose is, I’m sure you would […]

Are You a Good Communicator?


March 26, 2017 Dear Grandchildren: Last month we were working on our attitude. So how are you doing? Maybe you need to ask someone who is close to you, “How has my attitude been this month?” So far we have talked about motivating yourself to excel, making your time count everyday, and having a positive, […]


April 26, 2017 Dear Grandchildren: So far we’ve talked about how to have a successful “you” by discussing four simple words that will help you to succeed: Attitude, Time, Motivation, and Communication.  Let me explain how to get the most out of these newsletters. If you are looking for a magic “quick-fix” formula, you won’t find it […]