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 […]
Wishing you and your family great health and a grateful heart this holiday season.
Did you get some wonderful rain? We sure did, and the temperatures finally feel like November. I’m grateful! I can’t believe this is Thanksgiving week. What are your plans? We’ll go on some family walks and enjoy some turkey. Of course, Mom will transform the house into a Christmas wonderland. I supervise, and Mowgli helps […]
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. […]
Mercy and grace are gifts from God we need to understand and then share with others.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you want great leadership, you must be investing in them both personally and professionally. Work goes home, and home comes to work. This simply truth has been ignored for way too long, and I am hopeful we are finally learning the importance of work/life balance! I have been an advocate for work/life balance […]
YOUR HEALTH Health professionals give a lot of attention to hypertension or high blood pressure, but did you know hypotension or abnormally low blood pressure can be dangerous as well? I know because I have lived with it my entire life. I have blacked out numerous times when getting up too fast, and […]