Why Are We Breathing?

In 2012 Tom Sietas, a freediver, broke the world record for the longest held breath. He stayed underwater for a “breathtaking” 22 minutes and 22 seconds! Everyone who has held their breath for any amount of time knows how quickly the body begins to demand air. Breathing is an obviously vital part of life. Whether…

How To Live A Truly Fulfilling Life

They conquered lands. They ruled nations. They accomplished feats no other did. And yet, in the end, every one of them was disappointed. Consider the following: Alexander the Great conquered Persia, but broke down and wept because his troops were too exhausted to push on to India. Hugo Grotius, the father of modern international law,…

The Most Noble Of Callings

Today my family had the privilege to go to Dollywood in Tennessee with some good friends. We enjoyed the rides, ambiance, and enjoyable atmosphere. Surprisingly, one of the moments that stands out to me the most is a quote I read outside a fireman themed ride. The quote read, “I have no ambition in this…

Out Of Focus

We’re all familiar with the name Henry Ford. He was the mastermind behind the Ford Motor Company and a big contributor the advancement of our automobiles today. Perhaps one of the keys to his great success is found in his analysis of how people work: “A weakness of all human beings, ” Henry Ford said,…

Where is Life?

“You haven’t lived until you have found something worth dying for” (Admiral Paul Watson). It is interesting that people search their entire lives for something that is truly worth living, and yet most of them will fully ignore the actual answer. Many people have had to find out the hard way what was not worth…