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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

As Goes Your Mind So Goes…

| 1:24 MIN READ | What are you thinking about? This question is far more important than we imagine. Thoughts are not benign, impotent, non-consequential things. They have a significant impact on our choices and quality of life. Your mindset sets the direction of your life. What is a “mindset?” It’s the way you regularly […]

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Bringing the Devil through the Door

| 1:12 MIN READ | A thief is planning to break into your house! Do I have your attention? Jesus clearly described our spiritual enemy, the devil, as a thief. Look at what He said in John 10:10 (NIV) “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may […]

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

House Wars

| 1:36 MIN READ | Most often we think of war as something affecting nations or groups with opposing ideas, agendas, or deep antagonism. The truth is, war happens at lots of levels. People have internal wars. Friendships sometimes turn into battle zones through misunderstanding and hurt. Many households are war zones, filled with hatred, […]

Monday, September 2, 2019

How Secure Are You?

| 0:57 MIN READ | One of the realities of today’s world is the pervasive need for security. Billions of dollars are spent annually on it. From home and corporate systems focused on physical security to sophisticated systems addressing cybersecurity, it’s clear that security is something we long for and need. Security is needed in […]

Friday, August 30, 2019

The Myth of Experience Education

| 1:31 MIN READ | How many times have you heard, “Experience is a great teacher?” We often talk about learning by experience. I have noticed in my life, and the lives of others, that no one learns by experience. Alone, experience teaches you nothing. It’s not experience that teaches you; it’s examined experience that […]

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Pay Me Now or …

| 1:52 MIN READ | You’ve heard the phrase before, “Pay me now or pay me later!” It refers to the tendency we have to take short cuts in life. Our desire to get certain things done quickly or cheaply often results in skimping on the necessities. Short cuts come with consequences. They don’t last. […]

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Put Your Foot Down

| 1:45 MIN READ | Have you ever been frustrated by a repeating set of problems or lack of response to your needs? Maybe you’ve given your children some instructions they repeatedly ignore. Finally, you come to a firm decision to see something change. We have a phrase we use for times like this, “I’m […]

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Reorder Your Priorities

| 1:34 MIN READ | Have you ever worked diligent preparing a report or document, and forget to save it? I’ve lost quite a few of these over the years. I, for one, am deeply grateful for whoever invented auto-save! No one enjoys working hard to create something that’s lost or destroyed. We want our […]

Monday, August 26, 2019

Take Charge of Your Passion

| 1:24 MIN READ | What’s the one thing you most enjoy? What’s the one thing you think about most often? What’s the one thing you’re willing to sacrifice other things to have or do? All of these questions point to your passion. Everybody has it. Passion is a deep inner drive and desire for […]