Tag Archives: personal growth

Thoughts about my 61st birthday! Slam-

6/23/2020 – Thoughts about my 61st Birthday! Oh, the pictures are from the surprise party that my wife Dawn Carter gave me last year for my 60th birthday. This came up in memory items from last year. And with a … Continue reading

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Getting Focus Back on The Good in America

Dear friends, I try to make it my purpose and plan to never make political comment in the marketplace of ideas. My father taught me when I was a boy that “I may not agree with what you say but … Continue reading

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Presents in the Presence of the Spirit of God

I spent a good portion of today reading back through some of my sister Detra’s materials. I wish she and I could sit down and talk one more time. I wish she could have witnessed while she was alive (1944-2005), … Continue reading

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Quarantine And Karate Training

#covid19 #Slamism Karate students. Isolation means concentration. Focus up on your training! Quarantine means time in between. Use your extra time to develop your karate skills. Sensei Tim- In a tough fight-I advise my #shotokan Karate students to: 1- Strike … Continue reading

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Gratitude – 9 years sober today!

Today marks 9 years of sobriety, since my last drink of alcohol. (1)… All things considered, alcohol was the most destructive problem of my life. Some very good friends and 12 remarkable life changing steps helped me recover from alcoholism, … Continue reading

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Note to self: Jesus is the Prize!

Note to self: To achieve higher destiny, believe more & shoot higher, especially when you don’t feel like it. Bad days are the most important. It’s then, faith is tried & turns true. In your darkest, blow the dust off … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions???

New Year’s Resolutions??? I intentionally write this short article about a New Year’s suggestion, the day after New Year’s Day. Because what you do from this point is more important than the emotions that cause you to feel resolute on … Continue reading

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Having Godly Courage!

Godly Courage & Faith That Stands Storms Preface: There are 20 points to this writing. Relax, There are actually 10 points onky. Why do I say this? Because at 11:47 p.m. when I was completely finished with it. And I … Continue reading

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You must receive spiritual power, to experience spiritual transformation.

  Wow! This morning my thoughts center around spiritual transformation. And there can be no spiritual transformation, without the empowering of the spirit of God. We cannot effect or cause our own spiritual transformation. Spiritual transformation must be caused and … Continue reading

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Reframe Your Life

Spiritual Inventories and New Life Approaches; Sabatticals and Major Change. I hate it when people assign me to do better and then don’t give me a means to do it. Sometimes life’s most difficult issues are made difficult, Only because … Continue reading

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