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
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
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
Do you want to change your life? The wind is howling outside. Now, that may be a bit of an overstatement. It is windy, though. It has been windy for a couple of days; but, this is Oklahoma in late August. One thing is certain: We will have wind. I am not a big fan … Continue reading Do you want to change your life?
So, another new week begins. The weekend was too short. Monday arrived too soon. For some, the things to do list you made last night haunted you all through the night — hopefully, it didn’t. Some who read this are eager for the new week to get under way. Others shudder at the thought of … Continue reading Another Monday Morning
Have you ever wished for an opportunity to make a fresh start in life? Of course, you have. We all do. As long as there have been people on the earth, there has been both the need and the desire try again. Life itself is set to run on cycles that give us opportunities for...
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