Author Archives: John F. Cross

“My Marine Hat”

I wear my Marine Hat because my son Terry is a Marine. Many men say to me “Semper Fi” I say “Semper Fi”, but I am not a marine, my son is.  I can tell by the look on their … Continue reading

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Unconditional Love

I just lost my mother-in-law last night, she was 82 years old, she had over 25 people hanging out, going in and out of her room for days, kids, grandkids, and great grandkids.  Such an example of unconditional love, she took … Continue reading

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Blessed with another sunny day!!!

Life is good, beautiful warm sunny day, blue skies, took a great 4 mile walk with Sue, discussing the weekend events made the time slip by. Must of been thinking about a court date coming up in July in my … Continue reading

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Count Your Blessings

This has been a great week, have had our only two grandsons (Isaiah & Micah) here for four days and three long nights, the youngest being only 3 months old, the oldest almost two. My youngest son (Terry) has been … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds

I have not worked on a farm since I was a kid, but I do believe in the natural order of life, and the practice of planting seeds.  Farmers know how many days it takes for a plant to mature and … Continue reading

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Value of Family in Tough Times

I believe that we are truly measured in our darkest hours, it is when things do not go your way and it seams hopless you need to look for the light.  In these times we need to take the pain, … Continue reading

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Gain by Giving

In life, dicipline yourself to gain by giving.  Always give first, give more to those who you are working with, and living with, (give more / take less).  By taking care of those around you, you leave in Gods hands “your well being”.  Since he … Continue reading

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“Walk the Talk”

If you can’t walk the talk, then it would be better not to say anything, and just smile!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4AJFyK63Hg&feature=related

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Have you bought the wrong plan?

How are you doing?  Are you reaching your goals?  “Have you bought the wrong Plan?  Nobody says it better than Jim Rohn.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_IwADs6FIo&feature=player_embedded

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Failing Fast

In the middle of responding to a “request for documents” that encoumpased my sons and my own work for a three year period, a light went on.  As I was shipping the 10,500 pages of documents supporting our efforts, on various real estate developments spread over 4 states, … Continue reading

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