It was incredibly detailed. Jake could smell, feel…sense the intricacies around him. Until he tried to remember what had happened. There were people around him that seemed familiar but were gone before he could recognize them. He felt steel and tasted bile. He was moving but he wasn't walking. He seemed to know where he … Continue reading The Soldier
Success and failure aren't mutually exclusive. It's not either-or. I was raised thinking that I was either a success OR a failure, but that's a lie. They can exist in the same person, side-by-side. In the same relationships, in the same marriage, at work, in your ministry, in your spirit, and in life. It's likely … Continue reading An Overlooked Key to Success
*Guest Post by my Artist Friend, Sheila Here are my thoughts on this whole, "Let's sue because we can't get service thing." **This is not about a public or government services. This is about private businesses. Private businesses can and should be able to serve whomever they want to. As an artist, especially, myself or anyone … Continue reading Should Businesses Be Forced to Serve Everyone?
These three words are a powerful tool for any parent. If you have kids, then you know exactly what I'm talking about! It's easier than saying 'No' to their request, but it almost certainly means No. Why? Because my kids tend to be fickle and out-of-sight-out-of-mind. Kind of like me. If I can delay, the … Continue reading Not Right Now
Advent means arrival or coming. It is a celebration of the coming of King Jesus! Advent is to Christmas what Lent is to Easter. It's a time of preparing for Christmas. Many have already or will very soon prepare their homes for Christmas. We decorate. We change our radio stations or CD selections. We work … Continue reading Why I Celebrate ADVENT – not just Christmas
I've always assumed I wasn't a creative person. I can't play a musical instrument... unless you count the 4-5 worship melodies I can plunk out on the piano with my index finger and thumbs (not bad for 6+ years of piano lessons, huh Mom). I can't paint or even draw a good circle. My art … Continue reading I was wrong about myself