Five things about the value and dignity of work

When you listen to the things some people say you might think “work” is a four letter word. Well, I know. It literally is a four letter word; but, you know what I mean. In the conversations of many, work is misunderstood and maligned. So, as we celebrate Labor Day, I would like to share … Continue reading Five things about the value and dignity of work

Another beautiful new day

A beautiful day in the neighborhood is underway. We have 74 pleasant degrees on the back patio. A steady breeze animates the wind chime hanging under the eave. The sun is shining bright in the eastern sky. Clouds, full of promise for afternoon showers, are rapidly moving in from the southwest. Birds are singing. I … Continue reading Another beautiful new day

May you always be filled with the fruit of your salvation

I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on growing in knowledge and understanding. For I want you to understand what really matters, so that you may live pure and blameless lives until the day of Christ’s return. May you always be filled with the fruit of your … Continue reading May you always be filled with the fruit of your salvation

Three suggestions for maintaining healthy work-life balance

For many people maintaining a healthy work-life balance is a major challenge. One of the primary difficulties in this regard seems to be establishing sensible boundaries, which preserve and protect the various, essential parts of our lives. In a quest to better understand how people address this challenge, I asked some friends for their input. … Continue reading Three suggestions for maintaining healthy work-life balance