Positive Mindset

The post title is a quote from Rick Warren’s book – The Purpose Driven Life – which really articulates the importance of having a big picture to press on to. This ties in to my post from last week on pondering how we would want our lives summed up when it’s all said and done.…

Read more Without Purpose, Life Is a Motion without Meaning, Activity without Direction, and Events without Reason

You can’t avoid suffering. You can’t avoid pain. It’s a given and life becomes so much easier when we accept that reality. The more you care about someone, the more you’ll hurt when they let you down. The more you’re passionate about something, the more heartbroken you will be when you lose it. Ironically, the…

Read more You Can’t Avoid Suffering, You Just Pick What You’re Willing To Suffer For

“Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?” Can you? Did you ever know who you were to begin with? For a long time I did not. Our culture tells us what should define us; just think about the article titles on any magazine cover you’ve seen lately.…

Read more Do You Know Who You Are?

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven”(Matthew 5:16). As Christians, we often talk about living our lives in such a way that others see God’s light shining through us. It’s the idea that actions speak louder than words. While…

Read more Life Moves Pretty Fast. If You Don’t Stop And Look Around Once In A While, You Could Miss It.

Having an attitude of peace and calm is priceless. It’s an attitude that says, “I’m trusting God,” and it speaks powerfully to people. But it takes time, focus and the grace of God to be consistently peaceful. One way to develop consistent peace is to learn to live “in the now.” We can spend a…

Read more The Power Of Peace

I like to describe worry or anxiety as spending today to figure out tomorrow. Let’s learn to use the time God has given to us for what He intended. It sounds easy right??? But in this case easy is far from it. It takes the spirit and grace of God to be at peace with…

Read more Take One Day At A Time