Fresh Words, Old Story

Fresh Words, Old Story

God does do “new things” like give creative ideas for helping people, reaching them with the gospel and stretching our faith and thinking. He knows the warfare strategy of shock and awe, and gives fresh words to encourage us. He challenges each generation,...
The Only Person I’m Competing With Is Me

The Only Person I’m Competing With Is Me

I was a gifted and intelligent child who excelled in academics and creative endeavors. Somewhere along the way, I learned not to compete but to get by. My parents modeled for me their own dysfunctional coping mechanisms, and so I also learned that charm and/or...
How to Use Your Excuses to Set Your Priorities

How to Use Your Excuses to Set Your Priorities

On September 3rd of this year, I began a 45 day transformation challenge. Am I taking this seriously? hmm. Ok, I sign up for these things and tell myself, this is it. You’re going to go for broke! You can do this. And I know I can. But often times, I just...
5 Ways to Keep From Adding to the Noise

5 Ways to Keep From Adding to the Noise

If you’ve spent any time surfing the web or researching your niche or blog article, then you know firsthand that there is a lot of noise out there. I don’t know about you but it leads me to brain fog. I start getting really weary of what I do for a living....
How to Do It Afraid

How to Do It Afraid

The fear of failure and the fear of success are very real, and the only way to overcome is to do it afraid. “The secret to getting ahead is getting started”  – Mark Twain   I mean get started! Started is better than perfect!   I’m...
Why Doesn’t God Speak Plainly?

Why Doesn’t God Speak Plainly?

God speaks to us in lots of ways. Some of the more subtle ways are In pictures, gut feelings, “coincidences”, deja vus, dreams, words of knowledge from other people, and of course, the Bible. Why does God speak in parables and riddles and pictures and...