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”

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 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”

Overcoming Challenges to Your Destiny

How to Achieve Greatness Despite Obstacles in Your Life “Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master and in high favor, because by him the Lord had given victory to Syria. He was a mighty man of valor, but he was a leper. (2 Kings 5:1Continue reading “Overcoming Challenges to Your Destiny”

Settle Your Disputes Quickly

Now I appeal to Euodia and Syntyche. Please, because you belong to the Lord, settle your disagreement. And I ask you, my true partner, to help these two women, for they worked hard with me in telling others the Good News. They worked along with Clement and the rest of my co-workers, whose names areContinue reading “Settle Your Disputes Quickly”

So Live Your Life; Really?

T. I. and Rihanna sang the song “So live your life” as an anthem to one of his albums. It was a song encouraging us to live life to the fullest by achieving our dreams and doing what we determine best for us. At first the song seems to provide sage advice. But I askContinue reading “So Live Your Life; Really?”

A Sure Sign of Maturity

“Brothers and sisters, I can’t consider myself a winner yet. This is what I do: I don’t look back, I lengthen my stride, and I run straight toward the goal to win the prize that God’s heavenly call offers in Christ Jesus. Whoever has a mature faith should think this way. And if you thinkContinue reading “A Sure Sign of Maturity”

Acknowledgement: The Third Responsibility of a Leader

“Leaders don’t inflict pain; they bear pain.” Max De Pree People in this world need someone to acknowledge that they exist. Rene’ Descartes is noted for his saying, “I think therefore I am.” As true as that statement is, it is worthless without acknowledgement of another human being. We should note that Descartes used hisContinue reading “Acknowledgement: The Third Responsibility of a Leader”

Reach Past the Past and Achieve Your Potential

 19The Lord said to Moses in Midian, Go back to Egypt; for all the men who were seeking your life [for killing the Egyptian] are dead.  [Exodus 4:19]             Moses began his adulthood at odds with the law.  Presently he’s living as a fugitive.  He had run from Egypt after committing a capital crime –Continue reading “Reach Past the Past and Achieve Your Potential”