Every day we are faced with situations that seem impossible. Whether it is an illness, the ruin of a relationship, a sudden traumatic event or even goals and dreams that seem out of our reach, impossibilities surround us. But God says that nothing is impossible with him. I’ve had a number of impossibilities in my … More Impossible?
“90 % of what I do, I do to piss people off because it amuses me.” I overheard this bit of a conversation from a senior student during class as I was substitute teaching one day, and it made me think. Yes, I admit I was disappointed to hear this sentiment. But I also thought … More Check My Attitude
There are two kinds of work – toil that is exhausting and produces little OR work that arises from doing what we love and brings life and value to others and fulfillment to us. Sometimes our attitude makes the distinction, but more often we let money rule us so that we are only working for … More Working Hard, or Hardly Working?
Big dreams start with small steps. I believe big things are coming in this new year. God has already done miracles in my marriage, family and business, and I believe he’s calling us to trust him for even more than we can hope for or imagine. (Eph. 3:20) We have to think bigger. Recently, in … More Dream Big
Just a quick post to give some news and invite you to join me for my first radio interview which will air at http://www.savvybusinessradio.com on Thursday December 6th. You can also listen at any of these other places: BlogTalkRadio Spotify iHeart iTunes, Stitcher, Spreaker, YouTube Soundcloud, GooglePlay, Player.fm, Listennotes.com Castbox PodParadise TuneIn & mixcloud We’ll … More Will You Join Me?
Hundreds of posts this week have regaled thanksgiving blessings mixed with multiple cyber sales, and many venture solidly into a coming Christmas season. It’s enough to make my overloaded inbox cry. I don’t want to be that article. Don’t get me wrong. I’m beyond grateful for God’s amazing blessings. As a matter of fact, I … More The Uncertainty of Life
It’s easier to do something than it is to be honest. Think on that for a second. God puts it this way: “For it is: Do and do, do and do, rule on rule, rule on rule, a little here, a little there. Very well then…God will speak to this people, to whom he has … More Doing vs Being
It’s been a grieving week. I miss the presence of someone who belongs in my life very much and it grieves my heart daily that things between us are so stuck. I continue to pray and cry and praise God in the midst of the challenged relationship, but sometimes the sorrow floods over me. And … More Handling Grief
I’m not a trained or licensed counselor. That’s my disclaimer. But I have read dozens of books, spent hundreds of hours in counseling and led groups dealing with addictions. Most importantly, I’ve experienced addiction in some way for the majority of my life. Either being addicted or living with one. Here’s the simple truth. Whether … More The Effects of Addiction Trauma
I don’t believe in formulaic approaches to a life with God. God’s too vast and creative to limit him to five easy steps. But he’s also pretty obvious about simple actions that set us up for success in life. Sometimes in my Bible reading, I discover he’s given us some clear-cut ideas that will bring … More 5 “Steps” to Peace