With an extraordinary, extremely productive, but run-of-the-mill weekend behind us, we welcome the start of a new work week. It is Monday morning in the heart of Red Carpet Country. We have a crisp, cool temperature of 46° outside. I have strong, rich, hot, dark coffee in my cup. Morning sounds are quickly swallowing up … Continue reading Joy for the journey
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
When is a tree no longer a tree?
Well, it is Wednesday morning. How is your week going? Very often, when Friday morning arrives, I find myself asking: Where has the time gone? Who stole Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday? If we find yourself asking questions like this on Friday mornings, perhaps it would be helpful it we prayed this prayer today (and every … Continue reading Where do you find yourself this morning?
A few years ago, as I was studying the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Galatians, the feeling that I was missing something just wouldn’t go away. As I recall, I was looking at Galatians 2:20 and contemplating the ideas of being crucified with Christ and living by faith. I was wondering, “How can a dead … Continue reading Are you sowing to please the Holy Spirit?