A Gentleman’s Season of Change

This Saturday started the same as many others; wake up, kiss my beautiful wife, start the coffee machine, have my morning time with the lord, and then check the weather.  There was something different this morning, it was 36 degrees...in Dallas!  While I warmly welcome this change, more than half of Dallas are still laying … Continue reading A Gentleman’s Season of Change

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How to Shop Like a Gentleman

It's Saturday afternoon or maybe Sunday after church.   You have your honey-do-list, and then there's your list; the list of sports games to catch up on, funny video clips to watch, a new movie, and your cue of Netflix shows. All of your activities and chores do not matter because your wife wants to spend … Continue reading How to Shop Like a Gentleman

A Gentleman’s Valentine’s Day

When it comes to Valentine's Day there are typically two distinct perspectives. On one side of the coin are the men who pull out all the stops for this one night; flowers, candy, reservations at the best restaurant in town. (My hypothesis is that some of these men are hopeless romantics on just this one … Continue reading A Gentleman’s Valentine’s Day

The Year I Choose to be Intentional

"He who knows his why can endure any how." There have been many different versions of this quote; some by Victor Frankyl, Friedrich Nietzche, and many others. I want you to ask yourself, how are you going to endure 2017? What is your why for accomplishing your goals? It's January eight, and I would bet … Continue reading The Year I Choose to be Intentional

Reflections From 12 Days of Selfless Christmas

Self-reflection is one the of pillars of the GentlemenProject. Therefore, I have spent some time reflecting on my 12 days of selfless Christmas project.  Initially I focused on how blessed I am to be in a position where I can focus on giving back to others; my time, financially, and emotionally.  I feel blessed that I … Continue reading Reflections From 12 Days of Selfless Christmas

12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 11 and 12) (2 Minute Read)

It's the day after Christmas; the hype surrounding presents, food, and eggnog is finished.  I pray that you don't have the Christmas hangover.  I would define the Christmas hangover as an overwhelming feeling of emptiness and despair, knowing the next Christmas is now 364 days away.  What I do wish for you is that you … Continue reading 12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 11 and 12) (2 Minute Read)

12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 10) (1 Minute Read)

Merry Christmas Eve to all! I hope you're enjoying family, friends, and holiday festivities!  As much as I hate to admit this, I waited until the last minute to do some my Christmas shopping.  Which is how I spent 5 hours yesterday!  I'm sure that some of y'all were doing the same thing as me. … Continue reading 12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 10) (1 Minute Read)

12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 8) (1 minute read)

First thing's first, winter is finally here.  Yesterday was the official first day of winter.  It was also the shortest day of the year, relative to sun light.  Therefore, if you're someone who lives for summer, we've made it to through the shortest days of the year, and with each day we're getting closer to summer! … Continue reading 12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 8) (1 minute read)

12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 7)

As my 12 days of selfless journey continues selfless opportunities continue to present themselves.  In my post yesterday I discussed the importance of preparing for these opportunities.   12 Days of Christmas (Day 6). If you didn't have an opportunity to read, I have included the link above. Yesterday, on the way to work,  I had … Continue reading 12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 7)

12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 6)

At the beginning of 12 days of selfless Christmas I had to plan what my selfless act was going to be.  On the sixth day of selfless Christmas, I did not have to plan, rather the opportunity simply presented itself to me.  Before I start to describe the act I want to highlight the importance … Continue reading 12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 6)