Month: March 2018

Tom Peters on Living and Leading

11 Practices for Having a Really Good Day (Flourishing) ONE: Spend time with an introvert. Ask them what they are thinking about. Listen. Ask more questions. TWO:  Slow down. Speed isn’t everything. Sometimes the best thing you can do is slow down. Smell the roses. Be present in the moment. Be attentive. THREE: Choose to […]

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This is How Crazy it is Getting

The War on What’s Real! What in the world is this article about, I wondered. I subscribe to Fast Company. I have been an avid reader of this magazine from the very first issue. Now I subscribe to various newsletters from Fast Company and read the articles of most interest to me, like this one – the […]

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The Serenity Prayer

The Serenity Prayer, written by Reinhold Niebuhr, is one of the most well-known and loved prayers. Most people are only familiar with the first four lines of the prayer, but the rest of the prayer is equally important. In fact, the rest of the prayer may be the way you find serenity, courage, and wisdom. […]

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The Truth Shall Set You Free

But first, it might make you pretty uncomfortable! And isn’t that the truth?! To the Jews who believed in him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth and the truth will set you free” (John 8:31-32). Usually, we only hear verse 32: “You […]

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Life Shrinks or Life Expands

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anais Nin “Courage is the first of human virtues because it makes all others possible.” Aristotle “It is never safe to look into the future with eyes of fear.” Edward Harriman **************** Before I share a few of my thoughts on courage, here are the counts […]

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What is the One New Thing?

You are wonderfully new – a new creation in Christ. There is a new normal for your life. The things you are now able to do because you are in Christ and Christ is in you must be discovered and lived into. You have a new normal for forgiving others. You have a new normal […]

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Some Quotes I’ve Been Pondering

Most of you know I love quotes. Here are a few I was thinking over this past week. It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. Harry Truman I try to live by this as much as possible. It goes along with Jim Collins’ idea of level […]

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God’s Grandeur

The Sunday message spoke of the new creation you are in Jesus. There is a wonderfully new you. In addition, Jesus is at work to renew all things. The surprise twist is that Jesus works to renew the world through the new you. That is the message of 2 Corinthians 5:17-6:2. But we have tension […]

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