The Ultimate Importance of Being A Noticer

Did you see that? What was that sound, did you hear it? Did you notice…? Several weeks ago I was mowing my lawn. A routine task that almost every homeowner does regularly. It is also something that I love doing. While I have always loved mowing it is becoming increasingly difficult because of the complications of […]

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Why You Can’t Trust How You See Yourself

How we see ourselves influences everything you do. The problem is we can’t trust the way we view ourselves. Why and what should we do about it? I loved spending time with my grandmother. I have many wonderful memories of time spent with her. One of the coolest thing was she was one of those […]


7 Steps You Can Use To Resolve Conflict

Conflict! It’s everywhere you turn. How many days have you gone without conflict in your life? With a spouse, child, parent, friend, co-worker, boss, even strangers. How can we handle conflict, so it is not a destructive force in our life? In October 1945 the charter for the United Nations was signed with the express […]


Ready Or Not September Is Here

Some of us are clinging desperately to August. Don’t go. It’s too soon. Others joyously embrace September, welcoming the new season of campfires, hoodies, and football. Which camp do you find yourself in? If you ask me what my favorite season is, I will tell you it’s fall. Don’t get me wrong. I love spring with all […]


For Such A Time As This

Time; past, present, and future, what is its significance? Does it matter? Where and how do we fit into time? I love history! There I said it. Go ahead; call me a geek or a nerd. I own it. I love history! What we learn from the past can impact our present and our future. […]


You Are Unique And Why It Matters

You are not an accident. Not even close. Long before your parents ever gave you a thought; God designed you. Uniquely handcrafted with beauty and purpose. He wrote your story long before you were born. “For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things […]


The Joy And Importance Of True Humility

What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word humility? Does it even matter? I mean how important could it be? Admittedly, we live in a pretty selfish and narcissistic world today. As a result, we don’t hear a lot about humility, but a lot has been written about this virtue over […]