The Benefits of Struggle

As I have been reading Booker T. Washington’s autobiography entitled Up From Slavery, I have been struck by the amount of struggle he had to endure in order to acquire an education.

Obeying Fear is True Failure

“What have you failed at recently?” ~Dave Ramsey When I first saw the above question posed on social media, it caught me off guard. As if failing was a good thing! But why would failure be a good thing? The answer is simple: If we are not sometimes failing then we are not taking risks.Continue reading “Obeying Fear is True Failure”

Purpose in All Things

Do you believe everything happens for a purpose? Everything? That is a question my wife and I had to struggle with intensely the dreadful night the doctors told us our six year old son had a tumor in his pelvis and they believed it to be an aggressive soft tissue bone cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma.Continue reading “Purpose in All Things”

An Open Letter to Cody Parkey

Dear Cody Parkey, What a devastating field goal miss last night. Valleys can be so dark when you are in them. You don’t know me. My name is Brian Carnesecchi. I live in Detroit. I am 37 years old, married with 4 kids, and I’m a lifelong Bears fan. I just finished watching the Bears’Continue reading “An Open Letter to Cody Parkey”

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