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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Some thoughts of mine this Christmas season. 2016 is heading out to be another year in the rearview mirror as all the years do. What are left are memories, changes, lessons and hopes. There are also pains, regrets, mistakes and failures. This morning as I am looking out on a snow-filled yard looking at Gods beauty and listening to music ... Read More »

Cant you see?

Can't you see?

Gonna take a freight train Down at the station, Lord I don’t care where it goes Gonna climb a mountain The highest mountain Jump off, nobody gonna know Can’t you see, whoa, can’t you see What that woman, Lord, she been doin’ to me Can’t you see, can’t you see What that woman, she been doin’ to me I’m gonna ... Read More »

What does a 22 years of sobriety mean to me?

Good morning, I am Glenn Derby and I am an alcoholic and drug addict who is celebrating 22 years of sobriety today through the Grace of God. Why is this important to me? Well over 22 years ago I was so desperate and out of control that I tried to take my own life several times. I was in a ... Read More »

Concussion and the NFL One former players opinion…

Concussion and the NFL. One former players opinion… I only played sparingly in the NFL for 3+ years but back in 1988 era the practices many times were more damaging than the games. Why do I mention this? As I was full of tears and emotions watching a former Badger former Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steeler and someone who I ... Read More »

Be Who You Are!

Be who you are is a saying that I have come to use quite often. It is a statement that resonates with me similar to “being true to your self”. All of these sayings can provide meaning and direction when going through our lives. Today I am going to blog on truth and why we must discover our own. As ... Read More »

How do we become grateful for Homeless, Refugees, Addicts?

I love that so many are looking to help Veterans because of the recent publicity regarding Refugees!!! So I know how we can help refugees, We can provide temporary shelter and food for them but I would like to hear all those that are wanting to help the homeless veterans. gratitude homeless refugee children of addicts addicts? Gratitude is needed ... Read More »

God is LOVE!!

I recently did a poll and found that the one word used to describe God most often is Love. God is LOVE!! I was very happy to hear this because that is the word I would choose myself. Why is it that so many people fear God and fear getting into a relationship with him? Well if they are like me ... Read More »

Gratitude series #1

How does gratitude transform our lives? Why is it important and how do I find it. Check into my gratitude series @ glennderby.com Good Sunday morning. I’m going to do my gratitude challenge today a little different. I saw some posts this morning that stirred some emotion. I’m going to blog on it. So what does it mean love thy ... Read More »