My daughter is 20 and lives in another city, my son is 17 and continues to live with me. I was married for 15 years, and that marriage ended in 1996. I do not smoke. I drink alcohol only on special occasions (events) and that is very rarely, perhapsonly once in the last three years. My church upbringing would best be described as evangelical Christian.
A Canadian born writer who is a well known by his "pen name" which I have used extensively since the age of 16. In 2006, I began to start over, publishing under my real name. My business, religious, psychological, general life articles and comments are well published. I am a listed and recognized writer with 84 publishers. My original as well as reprint articles and written comments are enjoyed by 12. 5 million readers monthly.
My credo in life continues to be, "GRAB HOLD OF THE EXCELLENCE LIFE HAS TO OFFER. " In my business life, I utilized a natural "Mastermind" personality style. I have founded, developed, and consulted on several business projects. I have written, and taught business training programs for clients such as the Government of Canada. My writings have been contributing features in books, and my articles, appear in a vast array of printed as well as electronic media. Articles by this Author have also been used extensively by those involved in a variety of support services such as grief support, hospice communities, marriage support services, business communities, the religious sector, economical study groups, para-church ministries, and other organizations. My past history as a public speaker is one of a speaker who challenges his audiences in one breath, while in the very next, bringing them to tearful laughter.
In my private life, I am a single father, relaxed and quiet in nature. A family man with a deep love of life, music, animals and the outdoors. Socially, I am a compassionate man with an encourager's heart for those going through "wounded seasons" in life. Some words which best describe myself as a person are as follows: understanding; selfless; unquestioning; gentle; humane; kindhearted; original; brave; inventive; unique; artistic; thinker; perceptive; self-conscious; sensitive; insightful; deliberate; careful; determined; methodical; proactive; purposeful; sociable; fun-loving; compassionate; empathetic; a good listener; outgoing; communicative; warm; and friendly.