Who am I? As men, we often ask ourself this question. Or at the least, we answer this question to others. We begin to list our jobs, family, accomplishments, and sometimes our hobbies. But that isn’t who we are, it’s just a list of some surface level things that we do. But who am I really? …
14 feet closer to GOD in an old oak tree. Somewhere in the middle of the wilderness surrounded by old growth forest. Just some big Oak, Maple, Hickory, and a few Persimmon trees on a frosty calm clear morning. So still and quiet that the only sound is the occasional acorn dropping to the ground. …
Our kids need us. Today more than ever, our kids desperately need us. Kids need men in their lives! Our sons need us as examples of who to become. Our daughters need us to show them how a man treats a woman. Boys need to watch and imitate Godly men in order to grow up …
PawPaw used to laugh at the plethora of artificial baits.
We would walk into the bait shop to get a few tubes of crickets or worms. I’d venture down the row of plastic baits. I’d often pick up a few of the shiniest, brightest, the most noise making rattle ones. I examined the bright colors. I’d move them to see how they shimmered in the light. I’d shake them to hear them rattle.
Then PawPaw would grin and say “Those will catch a lot of fishermen, but I don’t know how many fish they’ll catch.”
Just like the compass that we use when we get lost deep in the woods, the wilderness helps us to reset and focus on our true north.
“When a hunter is in a tree stand with high moral values and with the proper hunting ethics and richer for the experience, that hunter is 20 feet closer to God.” – Fred Bear
Real success comes from living our lives by God’s values — and the ultimate reward of enjoying eternity in Heaven.
It takes a man, a true strong tough resilient determined man’s man to carry a cross.
As men, our whole purpose is to carry our cross and follow after Jesus.
It is not easy. It may not fun.
But it is our purpose.
It is our reason.
It is our fulfillment.
So take up your cross and follow Jesus.
Here is a clip of my run. It was quick but so grateful for the opportunity and pray that it inspired others! Here is the full episode of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior that featured my run. This episode has a whole slew of talented folks running the course in Daytona. I am blessed to have been …
With TURKEY season just over the ridge and bitter cold winds blowing, food plots may be the farthest thing from your mind. But right now is the exact time you need to be planning and prepping. That is why we have Garrett Ammons here to provide us with tips to make sure we are ready! Garrett is a true Gamekeeper and a wealth of knowledge! Sit back, enjoy, and learn!!