Believe it or not, it’s almost November already and that means the warm summer heat has given way to brisker autumn air. It’s the time of year when the scenery changes from lush greenery to beautiful colors of red, yellow, orange and brown. So what better time than now to recognize and embrace the changes in our lives as well? Read More ›
“Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” -1 Thessalonians 5:11
Last year, I was privileged enough to see a wonder of nature happening right in my own backyard. It was time for several baby chickadees to learn to fly and their home was all aflutter! The three little babies (or “the three brothers” as I liked to call them) nervously hopped around the ledge of the birdhouse, afraid to take “the leap,” while the mama and daddy birds “talked” back and forth with their little ones. They never got impatient or domineering, and they never took over and moved the baby birds to the ground themselves. Instead, they encouraged and supported them from close by, and showed them how to leap safely to the ground. Read More ›
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” – Jeremiah 1:5 (NIV)
Isn’t it amazing to think that the God who created the Heavens and the Earth knew each one of us before we were even born? Before we were even the human beings we are today, God created each one of us for a very unique purpose. Read More ›
What goal will have the biggest impact on your life if attained this year?
If you see the glass as half-full then you know that you still have time to meet your goals for this year, especially if you use the SMART Goal formula. SMART = Specific, Measurable, Action, Realistic, Timeframe. Ok, you noticed I have A = ACTION while most models use Attainable, right? Well, I’ve adjusted the acronym a little and will keep attainable with realistic. I like the word ACTION so we can keep a focus on action steps! Read More ›