January 11, 2009
Are you a cat owner? Was there something about your cat when you picked her out that drew you to her? I own a cat named Pepper that I picked out of a litter when she wasn't quite 24 hours old. I ..
December 15, 2008
Each year as we come to the holiday season, it has become my tradition to write a sentimental story to share with the world. I must admit, I've been trying very hard to write something meaningful ..
November 19, 2008
Jesus’ initial address at the Synagogue in Nazareth, chronicled in Luke 4:16-30, hall-marked the arrival of His mission to “bring good news to the poor. " This essay seeks to focus on ..
November 17, 2008
The entire western world seems to be under siege. Country after country from USA to Europe to Japan is reporting negative growth. On the contrary some of developing countries like China and India are .
October 22, 2008
As I was sitting in my truck this morning waiting for the library to open, I saw a squirrel traipsing along under a picnic table among the trees in the park and I wondered about the freedom of the ..
September 27, 2008
A couple on the mission field once said about faithful stewardship, "Faithful stewards are frugal when calculating their own needs and generous in responding to the needs of others. " -C&T Sine. A ..
September 16, 2008
In the fall of 1964 when I was thirteen years old I was invited to my first teenage boy/girl party in Los Angeles, California. Kenneth, a boy I had known since grade school, was giving it. Since our ..
September 09, 2008
You experience ups and downs in your life. There will be times where you truly regret your actions. The action may impact someone adversely or it could be something illegal. In our fast pace world ..
August 17, 2008
In the following blank write, in dollars, how much you feel your life is worth: _. Do you believe other human beings are more or less valuable than you are? Is a child worth more or less than an ..
July 29, 2008
Finding time to be productive is one challenge. Ending your day genuinely satisfied with your time choices is another challenge! Your power lies in how you connect these two challenges. You can ..
July 28, 2008
Have you ever had trouble forgiving someone for something they “did to you"? We all experience various aspects of life that are challenging, and if these challenges involve the behaviour of ..
July 27, 2008
Forrest Gump. One of the most inspirational film characters of all time. Forrest symbolizes the way we wish to deal with the problems we face throughout the course of our lives, and how we would go ..
July 20, 2008
Recently a friend gave me a call to ask for my help. From him I heard a tone unlike any I had ever heard. It was a heartfelt and desperate cry for help from a strong man in a moment of desperate ..
July 16, 2008
Survivors of Suicide are Strong Survivors of suicide are the strongest people I know because they have experienced the worst kind of pain possible. However, although we are strong, we feel fragile. ..
July 14, 2008
I was thinking about the concept of success, today. I am not referencing the kind of success defined by how many material things you have acquired, the balance of your bank account, the number of ..
July 09, 2008
Last night I watched a twenty-minute video on Ted.com. The main theme of the video was on giving compassion in the turbulent world in which we live. By the three major religions getting together and ..
July 07, 2008
Here's a great technique for quickly opening your heart chakra. It is especially useful in times where you're feeling a bit low or not as compassionate as you know you could be. Along with an open ..
July 07, 2008
"My sister died of AIDS" “And my sister also died of AIDS. We are looking after her family. Her husband died of AIDS too. " When this is told you and you see the little orphans being looked ..
July 05, 2008
There are so many more ways to assist one in keeping their love life and marriage alive and well in today's environment. You might want to try one or two or perhaps more of these ideas and even ..
July 03, 2008
Rodney Dangerfield wanted it. Aretha Franklin and Reba McIntire sang about it. But what is respect? While substitute teaching a 5th grade class, I learned that they had only one classroom ..
June 30, 2008
Some people go through their entire lives just trying to find their true purpose in life. They are always searching for an answer or believing that they are suppose to be doing something greater then .
June 28, 2008
If you travel for business, you already know the challenges that you face everyday that the average person cannot relate to. In addition to having the ever present stresses of maximizing your job ..
June 21, 2008
It seems to me that it is a great deficiency of our language that the same word is used to describe the way we feel about our spouse, our children, our siblings, our dog, chocolate ice-cream, and the .
June 21, 2008
How often in a situation where's there's conflict to be resolved, or a problem to be solved, or a dilemma to be unbundled, or a conundrum to be clarified, or a story to be heard, do you immediately ..
June 16, 2008
There are two vital components which you must have if your going to succeed in network marketing and in life in general. These are compassion and commitment. If you can't find the love inside you to ..