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
Yes, what do you do when you visit Seattle, Washington? I wouldn’t want anyone to think I hold myself out as an expert on this topic. However, we have visited a few times and found some interesting and entertaining things to do. Actually, our visits have been brief, being tacked on either prior to or … Continue reading What do you do when you visit Seattle?
When is a tree no longer a tree?
As this week comes to an end, my heart is both full and heavy at the same time. It is full, because I am wonderfully blessed. Time spent earlier in the day with a house full of children, their spouses, and grandchildren playing together throughout the house, and with everyone enjoying for the umpteenth time … Continue reading What do you do when your heart is full and heavy at the same time?
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?
King Solomon's purpose for collecting the proverbs is stated in 1:2-4, which reads: Their purpose is to teach people wisdom and discipline, to help them understand the insights of the wise. Their purpose is to teach people to live disciplined and successful lives, to help them do what is right, just, and fair. These proverbs … Continue reading What is the purpose of the Proverbs?