Uncomfortable! When I set out to publish a Christian magazine 2 1/2 years ago, I somehow thought it would be at least a little bit easy. Utilizing years of writing experience, a great mentor, sound business practices, and a lot of creative energy, it seemed the doors where flinging open. I'm a fan of open… Continue reading Because being in ministry is….
Though my dad and I were never close, he asked for the same thing EVERY Christmas. "What do you want for Christmas dad?" Every year it was the same. "Peace." Now I get it. Though we differ in our reasoning, this is one time I actually get my late dad's desperate plea year after year… Continue reading Looking for peace when you can’t find it…
Decisions, Decisions! January is all about decisions. Goals, resolutions, and changes that bring desired results. While that is good, it can also be much like going on a diet. Without developing healthy eating habits, as a consistent way of life, weight and health management are just momentary good ideas. Such it is with goals. Most… Continue reading Did your January just become mid February? Quit playing around with this stuff.
The Realty of Reality TV Recently I attended a luncheon with a few hundred business people. The main attraction of the gathering was a speaker who stood at the podium to share her life story. Without shame, she shared with transparency. She didn’t tone down her mistakes nor did she shy away from personal decisions… Continue reading Authenticity…How to share your story and why it matters!
People. According to my trusted friend and informant Siri, there are over 7 billion people in the world. Wow. Lots of people. All shapes, sizes, races, and backgrounds. Some are rich, others poor, many happy, many not so much. Considering that no one is exactly the same as anyone else, that means we have… Continue reading People. 2 ways to decide who to let in and who to push out. Today’s pick of the day.
The Art of Picking PeoplePeople-watching is grossly underrated. So much can be learned from observing others; especially when done introspectively.Recently I met a group of women for dinner and a movie. As we sat in the restaurant, I scanned the room to notice who was around. All the tables were full, thus people watching was… Continue reading Time to Pick- Today’s Pick of the Day- How to “pick” people!