How to Find Wisdom… from Anton Checkov and a “Grim, Drunken Face”

Rummaging through an old musty stack of well worn books, my eye was for some reason drawn to a tattered green volume, that looks as though it had been passed over by a hundred previous hands. I picked it up and flipping though the aged pages felt a surge of anticipation flow through me. A … Continue reading How to Find Wisdom… from Anton Checkov and a “Grim, Drunken Face”

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4 Things to Do Right Now to Guarantee a Great Life!

Authentic generosity never disappoints! It is counter intuitive, but true! When we give... we have less, but always feel like we have more. Why is this? God is the ultimate example of generosity. Everything we have, has been given to us by our extravagantly generous God. Our breath, our life, our salvation, our relationships and … Continue reading 4 Things to Do Right Now to Guarantee a Great Life!

The 30 Second Heart Check… it will save your life!

Over the past few weeks I have notice a pattern, that left unchecked, will impose devastating limitations to reaching my full potential. It is a pattern everyone can easily fall into. It seems to happen without even us even realizing it. When it is pointed out in our lives, we often come up with excuses, … Continue reading The 30 Second Heart Check… it will save your life!

We Don’t Need Better Methods… We Need Stronger People!

We seem to be relentlessly in pursuit of increased efficiency and efficacy in all areas of life and work. We hire personal coaches to help us exercise, scour blogs for better ways to solve problems and hire consultants who claim to offer surefire fixes to complex problems. We love book summaries that help us accelerate … Continue reading We Don’t Need Better Methods… We Need Stronger People!

Why Freedom Requires Honor: A very short American history!

Divisive political ideology, racial discrimination and theological dogma seem to be tearing us apart more and more each day. Contemporary discourse continually pits religious, political, social and racial factions in opposition to one another.   Our nation was founded on the incredibly radical notion of freedom and equality for all, and yet the controversies of our time seem to move us further from the ideals upon which we were established. Consider the second sentence of the Declaration of Independence...

How to Create a Life You Love… 100% Guaranteed!

God uniquely designed you to truly love your life! My question is.. do you" Bookstores and blogs fill our world with quick fix promises for a better life. But none can offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Everyone I know WANTS to love life! But most people seem to find the notion all to elusive!  Perhaps this … Continue reading How to Create a Life You Love… 100% Guaranteed!

The Man Who Taught Me… That Only 2 Things Matter!

A few days ago, heaven celebrated the arrival of my grandfather... and we said goodbye. I initially posted some of these thoughts on Instagram, but wanted to also put here with a few expanded thoughts My grampa was the most impressive man I have ever known. He truly lived like Jesus. His love for others was relentless … Continue reading The Man Who Taught Me… That Only 2 Things Matter!