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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from the Roberies Here is our virtual Christmas Card from our family to yours! We are excited to celebrate the birth of our Savior this Holiday Season and wish you all the best in the New Year. We also hope you get something special under the Christmas Tree as well. That’s never a bad thing!   I want…

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Current Events

Bullies and Bravery

A mom’s post of her brave son speaking out against bullying has gone viral. More than 21 million people have watched the video of Keaton Jones weeping and is shaking as he describes the horror he faces at school in the midst of bullying. I admire his courage and strength. I appreciate the outpouring of support to him and his family.…

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Authentic Christianity

A Little Something Extra

Letting Go So That You Can Receive More Have you ever felt like you were putting too much pressure on yourself or felt bad for not doing more in the area of your faith? Your Christianity should be refreshing not exhausting.  This wasn’t always the case for me. A Little Something Extra In Louisiana you often hear the word “Lagniappe”…

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Authentic Christianity, Faith

Are You Experiencing God’s Goodness?

3 Reminders of the Goodness of God God desires to do good things for us, but what do we do when we feel like we are not experiencing this in our lives? Does God withhold His goodness in certain circumstances? Absurd Goodness In our family we try to help our kids feel confident being themselves and comfortable being with us.…

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Family

The Year the Saints Won the Super Bowl

Thoughts Faith, Family, and Fatherhood The year the Saints won the Super Bowl is the year that my Dad went to heaven. He was a huge Saints fan, but died a few months before the season began. As the team was making their historic run through the regular season, I couldn’t help but feel it was coming one year too…

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Leadership

Everyone Has a Story

How Empathy Can Make Your World Bigger I recently had an encounter with a tree that taught me a lot about empathy and influence. You can read about it my post “Lessons From A Tree.” Shortly after this incident I was reminded of how far I still have to go when it comes to taking my eyes off myself and…

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Leadership

Lessons From A Tree

How to Multiply Your Influence Have you ever been extremely proud of something that no one else seemed to really care about? No? Are you not as vain as me? Well, good for you. I, on the other hand, have a tendency to become a little self-focused. This is especially evident with the tree that is in our front yard.…

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Leadership

Lead Like Jesus

How to Lead Like Jesus Jesus said that his purpose is to give a rich and satisfying life (John 10:10). There use to be a part of me that was full of false religion that would skim over a verse like that. I believed that it wasn’t godly to have a rich and satisfying life. I thought you had to…

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