Do you remember back in grade school when you exchanged items for lunch? Did you ever trade your orange for a cookie? Perhaps you traded your sandwich for chips? Well, some people treat Love like that. Let me explain. Basically people treat LOVE as an exchange. I love you if you…. or I love you … More I Love You and You Love Me!
I have noticed lately how many people proclaim what they are AGAINST. It’s not too difficult to see this manifest through the election season. I always find it fascinating how passionate people are for what they are AGAINST. Why does it seem easier to rant and rave about all that’s wrong with _____________ (fill in … More What Are You FOR??
Have you ever been on a road, trail, or any adventure where you’ve never been before? Perhaps even in the dark or bad weather? Well, let me tell you from personal experience it’s not that fun. Not knowing where the path or road leads can cause fear, distress, and even anxiety. However, if you are … More Where Am I Going?
I have talked to many people going through hard times relationally. And 100% of the time, they start out telling me all the things the other person has done wrong. It’s interesting to listen to a person continue to point out what the other person is doing that causes a negative reaction in them. In other … More Control
I want to do great things! I want to change the world by magnificent acts of kindness! I want to leave a huge legacy of honesty and love for my children and grandchildren! But today I somehow managed to buy a can of cat food while buying ingredients for a family dinner! I should make … More What did I just do?
Well, Christmas and New Years is over and my house is back to normal. It felt good to take my tree and decorations down. But one thought still remains with me. The blessing of a gift! Personally I love giving gifts more than receiving them (sounds cliché’ but it’s true). I love to see the … More Should I Open It?
WEEK FOUR I have been thinking lately how our physical health is taken for granted. For example, I don’t give my health a second thought…until I get sick, or hurt. Then it’s a different story. I become self-absorbed, whiney, and sometimes (by my own admission) hard to be around. But I had one life defining … More My Lord, My Healer
No matter what the season, it always breaks my heart to see a man standing on a street corner holding a sign that may read “Hungry” or “Homeless, please help.” Laying aside all the studies and data that may support that it is a choice to be homeless, it doesn’t matter to me. For whatever … More Who Am I?
So, I am in the middle of week five of my higher education. I am attending a fully accredited University through their online campus. I have two classes every 7 weeks (with one week break in between). The path of my calling requires a Masters Degree. This means I am in week five of a … More Walk the Talk
When I was a child my siblings and I often made those can “phones”. For those of you under the age of 50 let me explain….we would take two empty cans mom had discarded. After we cleaned the cans well, we would use a nail and hammer to create a hole in the bottom of … More Can You Hear Me?