Let the Story, our Story, Unfold

Let the Story, our Story, Unfold Do you remember that old saying, “Never judge a book by its cover”? Well, if you are like me, and if you don’t mind admitting just how many times that you made the big mistake of rushing to judgment too soon, we can probably agree that we [...]

Let the Story, our Story, Unfold2021-01-12T17:46:50+00:00

2020 Might Have Won, and 2021 Has Just Begun

2020 Might Have Won, and 2021 Has Just Begun A friend of mine is an expert in emotional relevance. His name is Alon Zaibert and he writes a terrific blog. In a blog that he wrote just before Christmas, Alon visits the topic of identifying and embracing the struggles we all face. “It [...]

2020 Might Have Won, and 2021 Has Just Begun2021-01-05T20:05:58+00:00

This Is the Year of Our Unbreakable Resolutions

This Is the Year of Our Unbreakable Resolutions With the New Year come New Year’s resolutions. Making resolutions and sharing them with others can be motivating and fun. I mean who among us doesn’t want to make some kind of change or improvement in our faith, family time, connection with friends, our fitness, [...]

This Is the Year of Our Unbreakable Resolutions2020-12-22T20:35:29+00:00

Waking Up Each Morning Knowing We Are Making A Difference

Waking Up Each Morning Knowing We Are Making A Difference The inspiration for this week’s column comes from a movie I had watched over the weekend, The Man Who Invented Christmas. It is the story of Charles Dickens and how he came to write his book, A Christmas Carol. If you are looking [...]

Waking Up Each Morning Knowing We Are Making A Difference2020-12-22T20:36:42+00:00

Who is on Your Have Not Called List?

Who is on Your Have Not Called List? Who is on your “Do Not Call“ list? I don’t mean the businesses you have asked to stop calling you, or the Do Not Call lists that you have registered your telephone number with to stop telemarketers from trying to reach you. No, I am [...]

Who is on Your Have Not Called List?2020-12-15T22:11:27+00:00

Realize You are Amazing and Watch What Happens Next

Realize You are Amazing and Watch What Happens Next Here we are, four weeks out from ringing in another New Year. Many of us can’t wait to put 2020 in the rearview mirror. These last 11 months are difficult to describe in one word, it’s even hard to describe them in just [...]

Realize You are Amazing and Watch What Happens Next2020-12-10T15:47:55+00:00

Getting Motivated, Staying Motivated

Getting Motivated, Staying Motivated One question that I seem to be getting more of these days is around motivation. Not only are people asking how to get motivated, but they are also asking how they can stay motivated. “People often say that motivation doesn’t really last. Well neither does bathing, that’s why we [...]

Getting Motivated, Staying Motivated2020-11-25T00:26:41+00:00

Are You the Pebble, the Ripple or Caught in the Current, Riding the Wave?

Are You the Pebble, the Ripple or Caught in the Current, Riding the Wave? Sometimes it is the current or the wave that gets all the attention, but maybe we can first begin by talking about the pebble and the ripple, and even our own role as either one in the creation of [...]

Are You the Pebble, the Ripple or Caught in the Current, Riding the Wave?2020-11-17T16:23:09+00:00

Hope and Encouragement Open Endless Possibilities

Hope and Encouragement Open Endless Possibilities Hope may not be a strategy, but then again it just might be, especially when we tie it to encouragement. Although I have personally limited the amount of time I spend reading or watching the news, and have scaled back on the time I spend on certain [...]

Hope and Encouragement Open Endless Possibilities2020-09-29T21:56:04+00:00