It’s the weekend! I’m continually learning.  I used to think  there would be a moment in time that I would “get it.”    Yes. I’ve learned a lot on the way; however, life is a learning process.     I...
An amazing friend died suddenly.  Her death came without warning.  It seems too soon. The thing is . . . I am grateful for the opportunity to have sat at her table . . . sharing faith and friendship. The *three...
Have you ever noticed the messiness of life comes and goes? Sometimes it seems something happens when you think “It’s all going so well." A couple of years ago, I preached a sermon series about finding the wonderful of living...
More than often, there  does not seem to be enough time.  There are an amazing amount of classes, books, and blogs focusing on time management. The big-deal question: Is there enough time? While most individuals feel there is never enough time,...
As pastors and life-coaches, we've listened to the stories of many people over the years.  It's clear (more than ever) that individuals who work to develop best practices (healthy habits) and delete what's not working (unhealthy habits) will find...
It’s Monday!    Monday is our day to ramp it up and renew an element of living.  *We recommend this practice for individuals, couples, and families as well as organizations.  This practice serves who we are and what we do. This...
Interruptions change the flow of life, requiring energy and time. It’s difficult, if, not impossible to balance interruptions. Sometimes interruptions are so stinking big that nothing on the list compares or seems to matter. The thing is . ....
It’s the weekend! I battled for balance for years.  I tried to give equal time to home and work, family and others, private and public life.   There were a few times when I came close to attaining balance; however, the...
One of the challenges of being a leader, especially in the world of ministry, is remaining who we are meant to be.   Throughout the years, I've had people pushing me to be who they think I am to be. ...
At some point what's working and not working in our life is our responsibility, regardless of what someone is doing or what circumstances must be navigated. There's always going to be something that's not working well. The way we look at...