Xavier Gooden Wins Lionel Racing” Design A Die-Cast” Contest With Colon Cancer Inspired Car

NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Bubba Wallace stop by B.B. Owen Elementary School for a special presentation to the winner of Lionel Racing’s “Design A Die-Cast” competition. The school welcomed on behalf of Texas Motor Speedway’s Speeding To Read program. After the school’s top readers were acknowledged, fourth-grader Xaiver Gooden was announced as the overall winner of the competition…

Calling all stuffed Easter bunnies, Small Sacrifices Count Needs Your Help

There were only 13 minutes  until  the doors closed at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth, and we had 15 miles to go. “We are never going to make it, ” I said. But, my 5-year-old son, Sebastian pleaded with me to try. So we did, and just as  the security guard was locking the two glass front  doors, I screamed…

Stepping Into The Right Shoes

“Don’t be afraid to take another step. Your steps are order. So pick a pair of shoes and go make your dreams come true.” The gecko ( in the photo below) is hidden in plain sight. If you blink you could miss it. Similar to many  opportunities that pass us by on a daily basis. …

One Last Story: How To Die Empty

Grandpa motioned for me to come closer, so I rushed to his ICU hospital bedside at Texas Harris Hospital. Was he finally about to tell me where he hid millions of dollars? Nope, not even close. He spoke, but I couldn’t understand him. Frustrated at the circumstances, I finally had a light bulb moment. Maybe he could write…

Sowing Seeds Of Love

To describe selfless good deeds for others is one of my favorite definitions of the word sacrifice. Start something good in someone’s life today. A sincere compliment can sow confidence in someone who is starving for encouragement. Can you remember a time you have done things in your life for attention? Boy, I sure can….

How To Be The Light

  With 4o days into the new year, time moves  at a rapid pace. But, in the midst of it all, there’s still time to be the light. Every day, there are countless opportunities to give back. When we look at how we can serve others first, we see  where our skills are best needed….

It’s National Compliment Day

Yes, it’s national compliment day and you should find many people to compliment. Go on, it feels so good. Yes, you could say,”he girl nice shoes” but why not try going deeper? There are many people you encounter throughout the day, that deserve at least one compliment. So look up from your work, and give them…