With balance comes a level of fluidity and flexibility. Think about it - if life is always moving and changing and evolving, then shouldn't our plans, also? Going back to Stephen Covey's book, I take a few minutes, maybe 15, at night before I gear down for rest, to plan my priorities and how they … Continue reading Balance, part 2
"Where there is no vision [no redemptive revelation of God], the people perish; but he who keeps the law [of God, which includes that of man]–blessed (happy, fortunate, and enviable) is he." [I Sam. 3:1; Amos 8:11, 12.] Proverbs 29:18, AMP "If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect … Continue reading Vision, part 3
My feet were sliding. And cold. And soaked all the way through my barefoot shoes. The sleet stung my face. My out-and-back route had the wind sending it directly into my face and mouth. I tried keeping my head down, hoping my visor would deflect the beautiful but uncomfortable white madness falling from the sky. … Continue reading Conditions
Here is one thing that I have learned over the last few years - not to have a MICROWAVE MENTALITY with life. Think about it, we want everything NOW, right? Not even NOW, like, yesterday. Maybe the microwave ruined us - we can pop something in there and have it ready in what, maybe 90 … Continue reading Microwave Life?
If you're going to go through the mental and physical work and stress and pain of doing something, make sure you do it to the extent of getting a reward from it! Pain is temporary. Your feelings and emotions .. Temporary .. And unreliable at best, if I might add. But when you apply principle … Continue reading Get the Benefit
How important is community? Friends? Family? I consulted Wikipedia. "The term community has two distinct commutative meanings: 1) Community can refer to a usually small, social unit of any size that shares common values. The term can also refer to the national community or international community, and 2) in biology, a community is a group … Continue reading Community
Alright - I've had a lot of thoughts simmering in my mind as of late, all of which I wish to share with you, but at this moment, I must share this lively emotion we call anticipation. How often, as adults, do we get the feeling of waiting for something incredible to happen? Think back … Continue reading The Night Before