The Cedar Life

Pitch Perfect There is no feeling like the sweet sting of catching a well thrown baseball in the pocket of the glove.  It is accompanied by a distinct ‘pop’ and usually...

An Intimidating Pass There is a scene in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in which the Fellowship is travelling by boat.  Approaching the border of Gondor,...

Lofty Aspirations A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of giving a talk on a part of my journey in faith over the past few years.  After the talk was...

Anxious Moments “What happened?” My wife was at home and I was in the car, but she could hear that something wasn’t right.  “Nothing – I just left Home Depot.”  I...

Misplaced Efforts The opening scene in the classic film Happy Gilmore finds the title character desperately trying to make an impression at hockey try-outs for some sort of men’s team.  Happy...

Motorcycle Lessons In a recent episode of the And Sons Podcast, the hosts discuss taking adventure motorcycle lessons.  I do not know much about any kind of motorcycling, adventure or otherwise,...

Bubble Boy Not long ago, I would have described my life as typical for a married man with kids.  During the day, I worked hard, trying to advance my career.  After...

I did not write last week’s post with the intention of writing a second part, but over the last few days I have found there are several thoughts connected to A...

Sweet Science ‘Going out on your shield’ is a term commonly used in boxing and other combat sports.  I have heard it used when a fight is stopped either by the...

Wrong Question Through my years as an accounting and finance professional, I have learned there is one question that I should resist the urge to ask before hearing the whole idea. ...