Hiding Out In A Secret Place

Hiding out:  “I am nothing but an imperfect being, who is residing on earth with a perfect God as my guidance and protection.”  ― Edmond Mbiaka I am not going to whine or state the obvious about 2020, but like most, I am glad it is in the rear view mirror.  Even so, as I reflect, […]

A God Thing – An Awesome Example Of A Story Rescue

Story Rescue:  “The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.”- Neil Gaiman The rescue story of the nativity would be incomplete without the shepherds “keeping watch over […]

A Grateful Life Is A Grace FULL Life

“For grace is given not because we have done good works, but in order that we may be able to do them.” – Saint Augustine of Hippo A grace full life.  A life full of grace.  What does that look like?  Grace is one of those concepts that you know when you see and experience it, […]

Ten Powerful Thoughts That Will Nurture Gratitude

I suspect you are in the same place I am:  weary of political posturing, ads for health care schemes, and the need to wear masks.  If you are not, then wonderful!  But I personally have found the need to go deep into the gratitude mode. To help with that, below are ten quotes I found […]

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Sure And Positive Outcomes When God Reaches

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”  Isaiah 41:10 “God reaches” in my life are a daily constant.  I don’t know how anyone can walk this life without […]

Why This Is A Good Time For Life Planning

“You have been given a gift—your life. What will you do with it?” – ― Michael Hyatt, Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want In 2016 I embarked on composing a Life Plan.  I wrote about the process in a series of posts at that time. I followed the […]

Multiplying Days On Earth With Airplanes

“That your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which the Lord sware unto your fathers to give them, as the days of heaven upon the earth.”   Deut 11: 21 A couple of years ago I was privileged to be part of a delegation who converged  at the Textron Customer […]

A Time Tested Lesson In Processing Loss And Grief

“Trials make you strong. Failure makes you humble. Challenges make you strive. Life keeps you going and growing” ― Kemi Sogunle, Beyond the Pain by Kemi Sogunle Over the past months, the world, literally, has been in a state of shock.  This pandemic, this silent thief, has us all dealing with loss at many levels.  The loss: […]

Rescue Your Unique Family Stories – They Matter

“It’s important to teach our children their heritage. Who are your ancestors? What were their traditions? Each of us has a (unique family) story to tell. If these stories are unwritten, then how are your children going to know of their parentage?” ― Linda Weaver Clarke This time a couple of years ago, I was preparing […]