Inspiring stories

I’m So Embarrassed!

Alright everyone, I have a confession to make. I let Lori from lifeforinstance.com hear about an embarrassing story about something I have done. I didn’t know she was going to post it. Alright, I did but I didn’t know so many people were going to read it. Well I didn’t feel right letting complete strangers […]

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BREAKING NEWS: I Hear You’re Planning A Divorce

It’s official. A Spark Starts, affectionately known as “The Spark” is yours! If you’ve been here more than once and still haven’t gotten a free membership I don’t know what you’re waiting for.  Today is your day. Scroll up to the top of this page and find the word “Subscribe.”  It just takes a few […]

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Changing Jobs: An Inspiring Story

In one of the most challenging economic environments in our history, thousands of skilled workers have found themselves unemployed. In a tough job market these individuals are changing jobs, accepting new roles in positions beneath their skill set, just to earn a living.  There are former corporate executives delivering pizzas. There are former UAW Skilled […]

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Bad Parents: Stop Ruining Lives

I am a father. The challenges of raising a kid, the right way, can be overwhelming. I compare it to a juggling act, performed on stilts, on a high wire that is stretched over the length of the grand canyon, with one end being cut by a pair of scissors. Too extreme? Let me explain. […]

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The Price to Inspire!

“What does it cost?” This is the response I get from my four year old daughter when I try to explain to her why I’m sad that she’s spilled Hawaiian Punch on the carpet. Her mom is walking back and forth shaking her head declaring that the child will never drink Hawaiian Punch again. I’m […]

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