Their Dream Before Yours

March 20, 2018

My father, Dennis Rowan, is a visionary. He was born in the farmhouse that I grew up in. This family dairy farm in Gap Mills, WV was the genesis of his life and dreams. If you have never heard of Gap Mills, don’t be concerned. It is not covered in most geography classes. The small […]

What Are You So Afraid Of?

February 27, 2018

Fear of the dark is a fairly common phobia kids deal with. Growing up my closet was right next to my bed. At night the closet door was always open and dark. I remember trying to go to sleep wondering what creepiness lie within the darkness among my clothes and toys. The anxiety would be […]

No Longer A Slave

February 13, 2018

Despite slavery being illegal in every country in the world, there are now more slaves than at any time in human history. More than 27 million people are entrapped by this tragedy. Humans desiring to control other humans has been around since there were just two of us. Slavery is the ultimate corruption of this […]

Enlarge Your Capacity to Dream

January 30, 2018

On May 3, 2012, Stig Severinsen held his breath underwater for 22 minutes. Stig did not simply wake up that morning and decide to give it a go. Starting at the age of 6 Stig has had a lifetime of pursuing water activities including underwater rugby and underwater hockey (Who knew?) not to mention he […]

2017 Rowan Christmas Letter

Soooo, 2017 … nothing happened. See you next year! Oh, alright one or two things occurred … I heard something about a new President, stopped reading the news, survived another Virginia Beach blizzard with 4 inches of snow, partied with Cassia as she reached double digits, gave Elena Kay my old guitar (she’s not playing […]

How to Persevere & Why We Should

November 10, 2017

Perseverance is recognized as a beneficial trait that we should all attain. Society celebrates it in sports, business, entertainment and in life. While determination or grit is universally accepted as a good thing, do we know how it is developed? Why does it seem to be absent in some people? Why does it operate in […]

Your Dream, Your Inheritance

September 29, 2017

Billions in unclaimed cash! Sounds like a late night infomercial and it probably is. Despite the “to good to be true” nature of that statement, it is a fact. Every state has a website in which you can search a database to see if your long lost uncle left you a multi-million dollar inheritance. You […]

Dreams Require Cultivation

August 10, 2017

When I was five years old my family moved from Missouri to the Rowan family farm in West Virginia. My Granny and Grandpa Rowan built a small home just up the hill from the farmhouse that we would now be living in. Over the many years of living at the “big” house they had cultivated […]

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