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

Showing Gratitude for Life’s Unlikely Game-Changers

Showing Gratitude for Life’s Unlikely Game-Changers Before we completely turn the page and allow last week’s Thanksgiving holiday to pass us by, I wanted to take a moment to thank every one of you who have done your very best to truly focus on what you have been most grateful for this past [...]

Showing Gratitude for Life’s Unlikely Game-Changers2020-12-02T20:03:50+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

We Can Handle Whatever Happens Next

We Can Handle Whatever Happens Next In the words of Forrest Gump: “My mom always said that life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” The one thing that separates a good movie or mystery from a great movie or mystery is the element of suspense and [...]

We Can Handle Whatever Happens Next2020-11-17T16:19:49+00:00

Here’s Column Number 600: Where do I stand?

Here’s Column Number 600: Where do I stand? … where hope begins. Over the last 12 years, I have now written 600 published columns. Additionally, I have posted thousands of messages through social media and have been on podcasts, radio interviews, and have appeared as a keynote speaker numerous times here in the states [...]

Here’s Column Number 600: Where do I stand?2020-11-05T18:39:04+00:00