Virtual Mastermind Group Forms in November; Are you Ready?

I’m looking for 5 people who look and feel like you have reached the end of your leadership influence quotient. Are you one of them? I’m creating a virtual mastermind group for those ready to make a change. Are you frightened; like a child hiding under the covers with the lights out believing that theContinue reading “Virtual Mastermind Group Forms in November; Are you Ready?”

Barrier Breaking Enterprises – What We Do, Really!

Barrier Breaking Enterprises is a company formed to assist clients who think their yesterday has shut them off from their tomorrow.  We help those who lack the necessary support to build a bridge back to the top of their professions.  Point of fact, we help our clients realize the success they dream of despite the pitfalls theyContinue reading “Barrier Breaking Enterprises – What We Do, Really!”

You Are Tough Enough to Move Past Your Past!

I didn’t let fear get in the way of me rising to my dreams. When I had to change career paths, the circumstances were unfavorable. I felt like someone had ripped my heart out and left me empty and void of life. I was afraid I would never recover, let alone become the person IContinue reading “You Are Tough Enough to Move Past Your Past!”

Even a Change in Midlife Can be Used to Succeed! You Can Begin Again!

My life changed when I was driven to change career directions and made the decision to pursue my early childhood dream, that of becoming a University Adjunct Professor. I enrolled in school and began a doctoral program designed to help me become an adult educator and a consultant to school systems in need of innovativeContinue reading “Even a Change in Midlife Can be Used to Succeed! You Can Begin Again!”

When Life Throws You a Curve

Scripture:  Ezekiel 37:1-14 Introduction My brother Dwight and I were born one year apart.  As we grew up, mother clearly recognized that we could be hellions.  Dwight and I played rough; we fought as if we had not been related.  He hit me in the back of my head with a brick and the dentContinue reading “When Life Throws You a Curve”

Triumph over Traps

Daniel wasn’t sabotaged because he was slothful.  It was his success in whatever position God allowed him to hold that caused him problems.  Success breeds haters as well as supporters. Daniel’s enemies used his faithfulness against him not his work ethic.  They observed him, discovered his routine,  and then set a trap for him. JesusContinue reading “Triumph over Traps”

Good News in Tough Times

Luke 2:7-10 Introduction This text describes some tough times. First, it was tax time. Time to pay those infamous taxes that make the middle class and the poor cringe. It was tax time. And in order to pay the tax, Joseph and Mary had to travel all the way back to Bethlehem, the city ofContinue reading “Good News in Tough Times”

A Desperate Plea for Restoration

Psalm 80:1-3 Hear us, Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock. You who sit enthroned between the cherubim, shine forth 2 before Ephraim, Benjamin and Manasseh. Awaken your might; come and save us. 3 Restore us, O God; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved. Move 1 “Our world isContinue reading “A Desperate Plea for Restoration”

Forgiveness: Where Do I Draw the Line?

Introduction Forgiveness is the one weapon Satan cannot defeat in the Church. And this week our lectionary text answers the question: “How often should I forgive somebody who offends me?” Or “When is enough enough?” I want to deal with this issue of how often we should forgive those who offend us. I want toContinue reading “Forgiveness: Where Do I Draw the Line?”

It Came to Pass!

Discouragement and intimidation hinder us from being our best selves.  To be discouraged is to “be deprived of courage or confidence; disheartened; to hinder by disfavoring.”  In other words when you are discouraged you cease to live courageously.  Secondly, intimidation.  Intimidation means “to make timid or fearful; to compel or deter by or as if byContinue reading “It Came to Pass!”