Romans 5:3-5

More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. Romans 5:3-5

The Silver Lining of Pain

Many of us have a hard time naturally embracing change. Change represents volatility, volatility makes us uneasy - it causes stress, induces a fight or flight response, and generally throws life out of balance. As a general rule, we try not to rock the boat - but sometimes, we have no choice in the matter … Continue reading The Silver Lining of Pain

In Defense of Love

We all know what Valentine's Day is all about - roses, chocolates, stuffed bears, etc... Droves of men stop on the way home from work to pick up flowers. Kids write cards to their friends with buzz-phrases and cute pictures. While these things may not seem important in and of themselves, what is important is taking … Continue reading In Defense of Love

Words Matter

If we can't afford to eat "clean," does that mean we are "dirty?" Does someone telling us to "pursue our best self" make us feel like we're currently an inferior version? Why are we more likely to understand "costs" versus "fees?" In reflection, how many times have we used words as weapons? Maybe during a sibling squabble, … Continue reading Words Matter

Ecclesiastes 2:24

There is nothing better for a person than that he should eat and drink and find enjoyment in his toil. This also, I saw, is from the hand of God. Ecclesiastes 2:24 https://vimeo.com/174380745

Proverbs 15:22

Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed. Proverbs 15:22 Takeaway: Build your "dream team" - surround yourself with others that share your vision, know more than you, and will hold you accountable in reaching your focus factor goals. Sharing your goals with counsel is a proven strategy for improving your chances of reaching … Continue reading Proverbs 15:22

Your Comeback is Calling

Read below to discover the five elements of a comeback, and how to stage your own legendary turn-around. Reading time: 3.5 minutes If you live under a rock, you probably haven't heard yet about the Patriots winning Super Bowl LI in truly dramatic and unprecedented fashion. You missed the Patriots coming back from a mounting 28-3 blowout, … Continue reading Your Comeback is Calling