Matt Deggs, a coach who gets it

By |2017-06-16T13:37:54-06:00June 19th, 2017|Video|

"There is no greater honor than to sacrifice for a brother" - Matt Deggs, Baseball Coach at Sam Houston State. There are just some coaches that you want to play for.  Matt Deggs is one of them.  After a loss that knocked his team out of the NCAA tournament in [...]

The Dash

By |2015-08-06T13:47:42-06:00August 6th, 2015|Poems|

The Dash by Linda Ellis ​I read of a man who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend. He referred to the dates on the tombstone from the beginning…to the end. He noted that first came the date of birth and spoke the following date with tears, but [...]

Values and Norms

By |2015-07-10T09:58:08-06:00July 11th, 2015|Stories|

Values And Norms There is usually a discrepancy between what people consider their values to be and the effective values which direct them and of which they are not aware. In the industrial society, the official conscious values are those of the religious and humanistic tradition: individuality, love, compassion, hope, etc. But these values [...]

This is love

By |2015-06-26T08:32:27-06:00June 26th, 2015|Stories|

No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family.  In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. As some of the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage embodies a love that may endure [...]

A father’s reflection

By |2014-06-15T08:01:37-06:00June 15th, 2014|Stories|

Father's day is not a day about dad.  On the outside, many think that it is, but actually it is a day about being a dad.  As I start this, my 9th Father's Day, I wanted to share a few reflections.  They are not reflections of a father looking back [...]

Wisdom from a divorcee

By |2014-04-29T14:46:08-06:00May 2nd, 2014|Stories|

Marriage advice that we all should have gotten from the start: Never stop courting Never stop dating. Never ever take that woman for granted. When you asked her to marry you, you promised to be that man that would own her heart and to fiercely protect it. This is the most important [...]

Make-A-Wish isn’t only for dying children

By |2014-04-17T13:17:24-06:00April 20th, 2014|Stories, Video|

Jim Zetz shares a moment with his daughter Josie. Photo by Lindsey Villatoro / Love Song Photography Cancer sucks, but people are amazing.  Recently we saw a story in People Magazine about photographer Lindsey Natzic Villatoro (please be sure to visit Lindsey's website) and how in 72 hours she [...]