Family Matters

Family Matters

For the last few weeks, I have been sharing how God has redeemed some of the things that happened when I was a child along with me not having any biological children of my own. He is pretty amazing the way He has been able to give me some of my heart's desire in some...

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Give it to God

Give it to God

Last week I challenged you to acknowledge something you feel that you missed out on as a child and do something positive to fill that spot in your life or fill it for someone else. Did you?  I pray you did. When we take a positive step in the direction of healing some...

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Be the Change

Be the Change

Happy almost August!  If you are in Texas, like me, you know that the heat is intense this time of year. I do my best not to complain about it though because after all it is Texas and it is supposed to be hot. Back on Father’s day this year I spent some time...

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It’s a wrap

It’s a wrap

  This week is wrap up week for the PLACE series we have been covering over the last few weeks. I chose this image to use because knowing your PLACE really is a gift. I hope you have enjoyed the blog series and you have been able to open the present of knowing...

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You are here

You are here

E - Execute It is time to take action. Imagine you are driving your car and are at a 4 way intersection.  You have some choices, correct?  You could turn left, right, go straight or even make a u-turn in some cases.  There is another option though. You could stay...

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Love is a verb.

Love is a verb.

This week we are going to talk about Love for the L in PLACE. Last week we talked about your purpose. On a scale from 1 to 10, how are you doing on that? What about love? We may need to define love a bit as there are many different meanings. The American culture, and...

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Know your place

Know your place

Know your place. Sounds like a big deal.  It is. Over the next few weeks, I will be sharing some examples of how I believe you can find your place.  We will be using an acronym for the word PLACE. P – Purpose L – Love A – Acceptance C – Clarity E – Execution We will...

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Live your dash

Live your dash

We aren't really sure who actually said this quote that is usually attributed to Mark Twain, but whoever it was nailed it. Two Most Important Days in Your Life: The Day You Were Born and the Day You Discover Why If you have been following me for a while you will...

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Pain vs Pleasure

Pain vs Pleasure

Last week I wrote about how pain is a motivator and asked several “what if” questions. This week I want to talk about pleasure. The two great motivators in life are pain and pleasure. Pain appears to be a more urgent motivator as you want to get away from the pain....

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What if…

What if…

The last few weeks have been a little bit surreal for many people, myself included.  I mean really, what are the odds of living during a worldwide pandemic? I have been reminded of so many things that have helped me continue on my path of significance. One of these...

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Pivotal Moment

Pivotal Moment

With so many people being furloughed from work right now this blog post seems to be even more timely than I thought it might be. In 1992, I was at lunch in the company cafeteria with a group from our job, and everyone was griping about the latest benefit cut. And out...

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One life.

One life.

The last few weeks have shown me something very clearly, again.  It has shown me the real importance of knowing who you are. I know that the Covid-19 situation is not good however I am enjoying finding the "good" in the situation. One of the good things I have noticed...

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