Do It One More Day……Until It Clicks

  “It’s always too early to quit.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale Woke up this morning with quitting on my mind.  Reached for my Samsung Galaxy S4 to do my social media postings and ran across this quote.  Talk about adrenaline rush; I lay there thinking about what Norman Peale meant and concluded a person hasContinue reading “Do It One More Day……Until It Clicks”

Don’t You Dare Change Your Mind!

There I was, looking downward, my feet barely clinging to the edge of the cliff.  Earlier that morning my platoon sergeant had announced that our squad would lead the commando repelling exercise.  Before I knew it, I had volunteered to go first, although I hadn’t the slightest idea what commando repelling was.  After all theContinue reading “Don’t You Dare Change Your Mind!”

The Value of a Good Coach

“I’m so not hearing that,” Robert told Susan.  Robert was thoroughly H hot. The nerve of Tim to tell him he needed to include others in his assessment. “These people have no idea what I do,” he reasons with Susan. Robert felt insulted that other leaders in different parts of the company would be invitedContinue reading “The Value of a Good Coach”

Making Winning Decisions

“If you put off everything till you’re sure of it, you’ll never get anything done.” – Norman Vincent Peale Powerful and timely decisions are most often made in the dark.  Faith in your ability to analyze incomplete though detailed information and make a conscious decision to act will often put you ahead of your competition.Continue reading “Making Winning Decisions”

The Value of Teamwork

A loner is out to get what he wants for himself. He opposes all sound reasoning. A fool does not find joy in understanding but only in expressing his own opinion. (Proverbs 18:1, 2 GWT) A man set his sights on becoming rich and powerful. He made his plans, gathered his resources, and started onContinue reading “The Value of Teamwork”

The Main Thesis of the Bible

The Bible reveals a mind boggling history between a people and their God. Stories abound that chronicle both the negative and positive interactions among a people, their God, and their neighbors. Some stories rise to epic heights and Hollywood creates movies to capture there grandeur, i.e. “The Ten Commandments.” Other stories depict the people atContinue reading “The Main Thesis of the Bible”

A Praise With No Scientific Proof

Atheist, Agnostics, and Non Theists contest the existence of God. Their main points of argument are the lack of scientific proof and the horrific conditions of violence and suffering in the world. How can a loving God remain silent, inactive among so much tragedy? Their arguments are compelling, rational, and valid. They have challenged theologiansContinue reading “A Praise With No Scientific Proof”

Making Decisions Prematurely

You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed. How precious are your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be numbered! (Psalms 139:16-17, NLT) I’m still living from the book written about me before IContinue reading “Making Decisions Prematurely”

Prayer and Corresponding Action

She came home to be caregiver to her dying mother. Her four children came with her. She quit her job with as a para professional and relocated. For almost two years she was unemployed but the Lord provided. Then her mother died and when the insurance money ran out she only had God to sustainContinue reading “Prayer and Corresponding Action”