October 21, 2008
I meet a surprising number of people who foster resentment toward the rich. We all know money can't buy happiness, but it sure can play with our emotions. Both for those who have and those who have ..
September 10, 2008
". . . no one ever pushes you toward freedom. You need to take that for yourself. "-Joan Erickson, wife of psychologist Erik Erickson, quoted in Joan Anderson's book, A Walk on the Beach. Do you ..
September 08, 2008
Most of us are either feeling relatively happy or unhappy from moment to moment, and we see only one not the other. Some people would rather be certain they are miserable than risk being happy. But ..
July 18, 2008
A few months ago an article was published on the 8 principles of having a Bullet Proof Relationship. A series of 8 articles was published afterwards that describes these 8 principles in detail. Maybe .
June 23, 2008
Sometimes there are quotations that come up my daily work that strike a responsive chord with me. Often, they're articles in the paper that grab my attention. Sometimes, they arrive from other random .
June 10, 2008
How often do we hear - or say out loud, “I'm an emotional eater. " It's unfortunate that what we're really swallowing, along with our midnight binge and drive-thru excursions is frustration, ..
June 08, 2008
How do you like me now? People pleasing is one of the greatest epidemics known to mankind. It seems that we will do whatever it takes to please others and make them like us. Another motive for people .
April 21, 2008
B Picture the bottom arc of the letter ‘B’ inflated. Inflation shows vanity. In addition, the underlength extends past the body of the letter itself out to the left. This writer puts ..
April 15, 2008
Imagine holding a ten pound weight for every resentment you hold, grudge you cling to and strong judgment you cast. How much weight would you be carrying? What stops you from putting this down? True ..
April 04, 2008
One day I was talking to a very enlightened friend who always taught that whatever we hate gets inside us. . . that whatever we hate becomes apart of us, and begins to grow up in the place where ..
March 18, 2008
Trust. The word “trust" sits on my desk in a small, silver frame. I see it over and over all day long, reminding me, “trust. " Sometimes I still struggle with trust - hence the reminder ..
March 11, 2008
Or. . . they will take control of you! As Matthew 12:34 NIV says. . . for out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks. When you open up your mouth whatever you have hidden in your heart, ..
February 26, 2008
When someone said to me that I should forgive everyone who has ever hurt me - I told them that they were nuts! I was told that you don't forgive for others, you forgive for yourself. It took me a ..
February 01, 2008
What's a dark inner dialogue? Just what it sounds like: A negative tug-of-war in the unseen recesses of your mind where you're the only one pulling on both ends of the rope. Still more to the point, ..
June 13, 2007
Anger and forgiveness seem to be opposites, and in many ways they are. You may be surprised to learn, however, that they have a lot in common. If you make anger the “bad guy, " you just won't ..
June 13, 2007
Anger is the most difficult and challenging feeling. Anger can propel us to pursue change, or energize us in the pursuit of change. However, too often our anger is allowed to run amuck, thus creating .
June 06, 2007
The Power of Choice A column providing motivation to create an inspired life! By: Angie Lund – Motivational Speaker & Life Coach Life is about choice, not chance. However, many do not ..
April 08, 2007
Many people ruin their health and their lives by taking the poison of bitterness, resentment and unforgiveness. Matthew 18:23-35 tells us that if we do not forgive people, we get turned over to the ..
April 07, 2007
You might believe that a relationship consists mainly of meeting someone, courting them and possibly setting up home together, formally or informally. Not quite so. Dr Linda Cooper Miles informs us ..
April 05, 2007
Have you ever questioned your parenting? Have you read a parenting book and then said: “I’m doing it all wrong! Oh no! I’m probably ruining my child for life!” In the eighteen .
April 03, 2007
At the airport I got a shuttle with six other people and headed to my hotel. When I was dropped off at the hotel, I noticed the bellman grab my bag before I had a chance to collect my thoughts. I ..
April 03, 2007
"The truth is, red is not your color. No, of course I’m not trying to hurt your feelings…you want me to be honest don’t you?" When you are recipient of this kind of honesty you have to ..
February 20, 2007
Whoever you are, wherever you are, if you feel stuck and in a rut, bored, tired and fed up with your life, then the time is ripe for you to roll up your sleeves and to take action, not tomorrow, not ..
February 14, 2007
David made a promise to Sushma whom he had met a couple times and fancied. He would ring her as soon as he got in from work that day, he said. She waited eagerly for his call because they were just ..
January 24, 2007
I usually get my inspiration as I'm driving when I cannot write it down, and as I drove this morning this thought came to me: RUN YOUR OWN RACE! I remember reading a long time ago about how horses ..