Be The Buddy

I was a fighter. Survival of the fastest runner if I was losing. Fists flying, lots of yelling, and hearts pounding! Life was always in panic mode then it all made sense.

Of course I was older & wiser with a beautiful family of my own and the best job anyone could imagine traveling the globe with just a yoyo and a heart for kids.

4,000 kids a week, 160,000 kids annually, and 1.6M kids later it was clear. I had what it takes to make good choices but growing up I had no one constructive in my life. 

#BeTheBuddy is a theme #BookerWeed promotes daily. Encourage kids to read, journal, and chase their dreams. Click About Me and discover what cultivates the landscape of a child’s future.

No matter what’s happening at home, in your neighborhood, or with your friends you have what it takes to make good choices!

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Learn From Your Mistakes!

Learn from your mistakes, they don’t have to be your own …

Too many times a mess of poor choices are all around us providing numerous learning opportunities. Take notice and keep on the path of right choices … #BeTheBuddy #BookerWeed #KidsHaveUpsAndDownsToo

What is Good

 I’m reminded I grew up in a bad environment, drugs, alcohol, abuse of many sorts but it was the good that kept my focus. Oh sure, things got fuzzy or out of focus at times but I looked at what was good.

I found positive things to clear the fuzzies, and worked at staying focused. School was my safe place from sun up to sun down. I learned from mistakes and examples, not necessarily my own and I avoided #theblamegame.

Oh sure there were many things I could have blamed then followed the same path or followed a bad path and played the blame game but life is an adventure and I wanted to win on the side of good.

It is “What is Good” that I follow today, my wife – #mygoodthing, the #Bible calls her, my kids, grandkids, and smiles of the kids I have the Devine assignment of ministering to.

“What is Good” is not a question it’s a statement of what I pursue and it starts with II Peter 1. Give it a try …