Focus

Around the globe, people are being challenged to cope with a completely new daily life rhythm in the face of quarantine, social distancing, unanticipated home schooling and working from home or in unaccustomed settings, and more, all resulting from the spread of a novel coronavirus strain. One of the most frequently reported conditions that many… Continue reading Focus

The Golden Rule

When I was growing up, I was taught to live by the “golden rule”: to treat others as I would like to be treated by them (found in the Bible at Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31). This post is about what I have learned along the way. To my young mind, the golden rule sounded… Continue reading The Golden Rule

A New Season

How is your 2020 going so far? Have you made one or more resolutions for the New Year? Here are a few reflections on what is happening with me. It is my heart’s desire that you will share your journey with me as well, so that we can encourage each other. CELEBRATING Three years ago,… Continue reading A New Season

Community

What does community mean to you? Is it where you live? Your circle of friends? Your church or favorite organization? I’ve been thinking about the importance of building community quite a bit lately, but not just any community: a community that builds up its members and welcomes newcomers, and that protects the disadvantaged while welcoming… Continue reading Community

Healthy Networking

Healthy Networking This may seem like a strange concept, but read on! What I want to offer for your consideration is the idea that networking can be a wonderful way to improve the health and well-being of your mind, body, and spirit. What do I mean by networking? At its most basic level, networking simply… Continue reading Healthy Networking

Knowledge

I have gone through many years of formal and informal schooling over the years and, honestly, I have a desire to learn new things every day that is almost as strong as the need to breathe. Yet, for some reason, it was only just in the past week that I realized a HUGE TRUTH. I… Continue reading Knowledge

Stuck?

One of the most obvious results of our social media culture is that many participants in it feel free to explore their deepest emotions and/or life challenges openly and in considerable detail. Those seeking likes or followers believe that they are obligated to take one of two paths: to be as exposed as possible (far… Continue reading Stuck?