Author name: -edj

Eric is currently working on two business books, and has plans for a leadership book and then content in family and ministry subjects. Eric is currently working in the insurance and financial services industries, and is pursuing his CLU and ChFC designations. His prior background for over 16 years was in sales and marketing, half of which as owner of Verispect Marketing. Eric is a John Maxwell Team Member, Independent Coach, Trainer, and Speaker. "I believe we are in a time like no other before where leaders are being equipped to share their unique message and make positive change across the world." - EDJ

Proverbs 7:7 ESV

Wisdom, Day 7

Welcome to Day 7 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!   Today’s categories are adultery, seduction, temptation, and distraction. (anything taking you from your true love and fulfilling your promise)   [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]   As a bird gets trapped in a snare or the ox gets led to slaughter are graphic images of …

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Proverbs 6:23 ESV

Wisdom, Day 6

Welcome to Day 6 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!   Today’s categories are Practical Warnings and Adultery.   [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]   Practical warnings include advice against co-signing or providing surety for other people’s debts and responsibilities, as well as warnings against laziness, procrastination, and being ill-prepared.   This time when warning against …

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The Path of Least Resistance Will Never Make You Proud

The Path of Least Resistance Will Never Make You Proud @TonyRobbins aka – Don’t take the easy way. Always give your best. You don’t have to suffer needlessly, but your sacrifice and effort are always required. Take pride in your self, what you stand for, and what you contribute to those around you.

Proverbs 5:21 ESV

Wisdom, Day 5

Welcome to Day 5 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!   Today’s category is avoiding seduction, or the “adulteress”.   [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]   In the video I mention that avoiding seduction could of course be literal, but also figuratively as well. We can be tempted to stray or change our focus and path …

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Proverbs 4:7 ESV

Wisdom, Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!   Today’s categories are… Get Wisdom Above All Else! Guard it and guard your heart Be intentional about your training, and you can run and not stumble Wisdom is your life, consider your steps, stay focused, avoid wrong-doing   [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]   What …

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Proverbs 3:12 ESV

Wisdom, Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!   Today’s categories are: Trust in the Lord with all your heart Favor, Success, Health, Protection Blessed are those who find wisdom Be kind, humble and generous   [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]   Who wouldn’t want a good life filled with peace, favor and success? …

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Proverbs 2:8 ESV

Wisdom, Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”! Today’s category is “The Value of Wisdom”. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]   In this chapter a parent coaches their children that seeking wisdom and staying on the path of integrity will sustain them and protect them in life. The parent also warns that the opposite …

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Proverbs 1:5

Wisdom, Day 1

Hello, welcome to our first day of wisdom together! [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”] Consider the first chapter of Proverbs as instruction from a parent to their children, guarding them against bad choices of ill gotten gain, and pointing them toward seeking Wisdom itself as the true source of gain. [youtube id=”3DvJzwxXqDI”] Quoted Text from ESV – …

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Respect Quotes

Respect one another, love one another, cooperate with one another. -RKasick  When people respect you as a person, they admire you. When they respect you as a friend, they love you. When they respect you as a leader, they follow you. @JohnCMaxwell

President Abraham Lincoln, patriotic message

Why the United States of America Is Truly Great

As a proud American citizen, I began the day with expressions of patriotism and singing patriotic songs. But I was amazed to see the sentiment #AmericaWasNeverGreat trending on Twitter. It was immediately clear that those expressing a negative opinion of American history had six main points that I believe are emotionally biased, and not altogether informed …

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Marriage Gift for a Lifetime

Marriage. It’s meant to be for life. It’s beautiful. At it’s best, marriage is a picture of God’s love for us. He’s the only one that can really love us forever. So how better to bring the eternal into your marriage than with prayer? I’ve performed several weddings and done some marriage coaching with a …

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EDJ Baby Baptism

My Own Faith Journey

Here I am on the day of my baby baptism with (L-R) my dad and mom, grandpa, and the priest. You may have guessed my parents were Catholic at this time. In fact, I grew up going to Catholic Mass until I was in Junior High School. I remember my dad taking me to classes for …

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My future home!

Welcome to the future site for! I am excited and I know you will be too. There’s a lot in store and so much more. Stay tuned and come back often. I really appreciate it! -edj [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]

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