My distractions



written by Matthew Rensberry on 2023-05-24

Let me spell it out. You’re not brave and strong if you’re ill – you’re unlucky. You’re not brave and strong if you climb a mountain – you’re daring. You’re brave if you endanger yourself on behalf of others and you’re strong if you don’t moan ab... more


written by on 2023-05-18

The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I... more

Be positive about yourself

written by Matthew Rensberry on 2023-05-11

"Don't speak negatively about yourself, even as a joke. Your body doesn't know the difference. Words are energy and cast spells, that's why it's called spelling. Change the way you speak about yourself and you can change your life. What you're no... more

Key to success

written by Matthew Rensberry on 2023-04-10

"I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." Michael Jordan more

Music to Study/Work to

written by Matthew Rensberry on 2023-03-22

Many things we use to help us be productive actually distract us and make us less productive. A lot of people gravitate to music to help them work or study better. Unfortunately, this can easily backfire as your brain might be singing along in th... more

My Home Music

written by Matthew Rensberry on 2023-03-19

I now have my home music collection streamable (for family and friends) How to set up Download a substreamer app: iPhone Android Set up the correct address: Use the login name and password I have given you Change... more

Our Wedding

written by Matthew Rensberry on 2023-03-18

See our Wedding Photos! Well, I finally got them up! We got married on Dec 17, 2016, and it only took a little over 5 years, but you can now see our wedding photos. Photos of Our Wedding (12-17-2016) more

GM Chess Life Lesson

written by Matthew Rensberry on 2023-02-26

What does chess teach? "Chess has taught me that spending a lot of time on chess will make you good at it. Everything is not necessarily transferable. The most helpful thing I learned from chess is to make good decisions on incomplete data in a l... more

After running the Daytona 100...

written by Matthew Rensberry on 2022-12-05 Bib Name Place Gender Place ChipTime 137 Matthew Rensberry 72. 50. 29:12:54 more

Daytona 100

written by Matthew Rensberry on 2022-12-02

Tomorrow, I will run my longest run of my life (so far)! I will be running the Daytona 100 race from Jacksonville to Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. Here is my pace plan: Plan: Goal overall pace: 14:20 Run Time: 90 sec Run Pace: 13:45 Walk Time: 30 sec W... more