Started a father, became a Dad.

My heart was pounding, I anxiously awaited the first glance into the eyes of our newborn son. Having no idea of what was before me, I just knew at that moment I had become a father. I was not sure where to go from here. I was not sure of much of anything. I only knew this, in less than 30 hours our hospital stay was over and my wife and I would be heading home. I was about to begin the most significant journey I’ve ever taken. I was starting a father, and becoming a Dad.

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Is [ Blank ] your First Choice or Last Resort?

OK, there I am praying for an opportunity to speak to my son and God was lining them up. But while we have a God who desires to give us a full life of joy, we have an enemy who desires to steal that joy. I had chosen God first, I had chosen Prayer first, now I must choose to be positive first. My mindset was a priority, because my son (and family) were a priority.  What I did not know then was God was praying for me too. He was lining up men in my life to journey this trial with. I was not alone.

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Five Antidotes to Shifting your Mindset Today!

I asked him, “What’s the good word brother, what are you hearing from God this week?” he responded by telling me these last six days have been an eye-opening lesson on the topic of humility. He mentioned how last week he accepted a challenge to eliminate 100% of the complaining, criticizing, and blaming he had been doing. Powerful, I said, tell me more.

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