This story or poem or prayer, whatever it is, was something I wrote down in my journal last year. I happened to stumble across it again the other day. I found it profoundly helpful to re-read. I thought you might enjoy it too. May it help give you perspective as you’re seeking to become who you are. … Read More WHAT IF… I FLY.
“Most of us lead far more meaningful lives than we know.” For most of us the meaning of our life is right under our nose…but we fail to see it. Want to discover more? Read me.… Read More Living a Meaningful Life
Wait! What just happened? Has ANOTHER year passed? Again?! It seems like just a few weeks ago I was making plans to lose weight, go to the gym more, get more organized, spend less, save more, enjoy life to the fullest, learn something exciting, help others, spend more time with family, etc., etc. I’ll be… Read More Ditch New Year’s Resolutions For Something Bigger
A few minutes ago I was just sitting and reading a short blog story from a favorite blogger who always gets me thinking about deeper things I’d normally ignore (Craig McConnell of Ransomed Heart). Craig’s story ushered in a sort of invitation from God. (This often happens to us when we take a few moments to… Read More Hesitating to Believe? Maybe its time to take a walk.
It was 4am. Much, much too early to be awake. Maybe if you’re a truck driver or cop or a baker this is normal, but for me it is when I am supposed to be deep asleep. But there l lay in my bed – 4am – awake. I was right at that point of… Read More Bringing Our Unique Self To The Surface
In my last post, Luke Skywalker was getting schooled by Yoda in some basic truths about faith… and we applied this conversation to our own lives realizing that, like Luke, it is our lack of belief that brings our failures more than our lack of ability. It is our lack of belief that God can… Read More One of the MOST Powerful Questions…
I was re-watching Star Wars, Episode V, “The Empire Strikes Back”, the other day. There is this great scene in the movie that always gets to me… always gets me thinking about my faith. (Yes, my faith.) I believe it provides amazing insight into our lives as Christ-followers. In fact, this scene depicts a central… Read More And that is why you fail…
I’m reading a book published a few years ago, “What the Dog Saw”, by Malcolm Gladwell. I love these quirky books about what makes people and society tick. So, as I’m reading a chapter in this book about “LATE BLOOMERS” it hits me how true this is true for so many of us. Whether or… Read More Discovering the glory of ‘Late Bloomers’
I don’t normally make ‘advertisement’ type posts. In fact, I never have before. But today I’m posting a note to let you know about a retreat some friends and I are hosting on JAN 28-30th. It is called LIFEQUESTweekend and it is a 3-day retreat for men (sorry ladies). You can get all the details… Read More LIFEQUESTweekend Retreat (Jan 28-30)
I read an essay recently about Viktor Frankl’s book, Man’s Search for Meaning. Frankl, a psychiatrist who in 1942 was imprisoned in Nazi concentration camps, formulated and personally experienced his theory involving man’s need for meaning. “Tested in the concentration camps, Frankl realized no amount of torture could keep a person from living a fulfilling life, if only… Read More a project… a love… and suffering