As a parent, you have probably told your children many times as they leave the house: make good choices. Our lives are a accumulation of the choices we make, so the younger we can teach kids the importance of decisions, the better! As adults, I think we can forget this principle. Perhaps we think […]
Take time this Thanksgiving to thank God for protecting you!
Mental strength only helps us so far. We need God’s strength!
Did you see yourself in any of the conflict styles I described last week? If you are honest with yourself, you identified with one or two ways you tend to handle conflict. None of them were very healthy, and the reality is, unless we work at it, we can fall into negative patterns easily. […]
Our pastor has been preaching out of the book, Songs of Songs, from the Bible. It is chock full of great marital advice, and one such area is conflict. Every relationship will experience conflict. We all approach it differently, though, and my experience and training indicate our conflict style is often a reflection of […]
YOUR HEALTH I have talked about the importance of breathing properly many times, but I was pleased to read a scientific report supporting my beliefs. If you want to read the entire thing, get a copy of Yoga Journal: The Power of Meditation. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD and assistant clinical professor of […]
Without margins and boundaries, our lives are chaotic and stressful.
I can’t remember the last time I used the word “problem” because it is such a negative word. Our brains immediately get stuck whereas if we use the word “challenge,” our brain quickly searches for solutions. The words we choose matter, and we have the choice to set ourselves up for success or failure. How […]
Prior to social media, we would never attempted to manage 2,000 friendships. Can you even imagine it? The idea is absurd; yet, many people confuse real friendships with those of mere acquaintances. As a result, people are exhausted trying to keep up with everyone, and they tend to get hurt when no one acknowledges their […]
I was recently complemented for how I seem to find God in the most unusual places. Any movie I watch or song I hear, I can discover God in and through it. I appreciate the kind words, and I share my insights through my blogs and vlogs, so I hope you see Him, too. Any […]