Can renewal come out of intense pain?

How are things looking in your part of the world? Are you experiencing pain at the moment? Do you know anyone who is? When we are in intense, often sudden, pain, it quickly peels away everything but what we really need. Recognizing that Jesus is our need centers on seeing life as He does and partnering with Him to change us to be more like Him. Ponder this situation: A woman was so distraught over the accidental death of her 9-year-old granddaughter that she → Read more

Can renewal come out of intense pain?2020-10-22T09:53:42-04:00

Choosing Life

"I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,  by loving the Lord your God, by obeying His voice, and by holding fast to Him; for this is your life and the length of your days, that you may live in the land which the Lord swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, → Read more

Choosing Life2020-10-23T10:23:37-04:00

Life Coaching Tip: Choose Your Focus

Intentionally and willfully changing your focus can lead to tremendous opportunity, renewed hope and new options. Choosing your focus involves a very simple process: Acknowledge the worst-case scenario. (Expect the worst) Acknowledge what you would like to see happen. (Hope for the best) Assess what you know what know right now. (Stick to the facts) Consider next steps. Take the perceived best next step. Telling on my son: My son totaled his vehicle. He had his Beamer for three months → Read more

Life Coaching Tip: Choose Your Focus2013-05-01T07:00:47-04:00