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Living Life to Excess

This entry is about living your life in excess but bear with me for a few moments as I share a story with you from my recent past. I was working at The Tiki Tobacco Barn – a name that may not make sense except that it was a cigar shop located on the property of a Tiki Bar. It was an average day when an older guy (about 65ish and we’ll call him Bob) came in with a younger couple (guessing late 20s). While the young couple went into the humidor to pick out cigars, Bob decided to engage me in conversation. I had the shop television on and the series NCIS was on. This was during football season. Continue reading

Every Day is a New Opportunity

I had the unfortunate experience last night (as I type this) of talking with a friend of mine who is facing some personal challenges.  He’s got an adult aged daughter who has made some poor life choices.  He recently was able to offer her some help; some guidance; some financial assistance… and of course he did what any loving dad would do: he did all he could – which was quite a bit.  She showed no appreciation and made another poor life’s choice and he was quite devastated by her actions.  My challenge last night as we talked was in getting him to see that “tomorrow” is always a new day and another opportunity for her to make a better choice. Continue reading