Convergence: when two or more things come together to form a new whole. Imagine you've been doing all the right things. You started with a big, lofty, new vision of yourself - living healthy, fit, happy, true to yourself and your passions and desires, you have the engaging and fulfilling relationship with your partner you … Continue reading Convergence: Expanded
The Heart What does "guard your heart" mean, anyway? "Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life," Proverbs 4:23 tells us. The King James version tells us "for out of it are the issues of life." I believe that one facet is this: It is to be sure … Continue reading The Heart
“A glad heart makes a cheerful face, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is crushed.” Proverbs 15:13 Have you ever noticed that you can “see” emotions and thoughts on people? In their eyes, on their face, we can see hope, life, excitement, love, contentment and peace. Or, we can see discouragement, frustration, unhappiness, anger, … Continue reading Countenance
*Sigh.* Have you ever stretched yourself so incredibly thin that you become frazzled and frustrated at even the smallest things? To the point where you’re no longer effective but counterproductive, and those you adore giving attention to, you don’t even notice? It is a TERRIBLE place to be! Ugh! In our workhorse American society, … Continue reading Rest
Enjoy How do you start your morning? Here's a thought for you: is there a way we can start each day. And go throughout the entire day, enjoying everything we do? I've always been the type of person that searches out the fun in everything. If I have to do something, I may as well … Continue reading Enjoy
At what point do we get aggravated enough to simply focus on what gives us the results we want in life versus the flurry of activity or the illusion of work? Is it about status, or desire? Do we have to get to the point of frustration, or can we live there? Has the … Continue reading Work
Dear America – prosperity should not be sought after on the outside. No. Listen to me. Prosperity is NOT wrong. It is very, very, good. BUT at what point do we realize that we have been going about finding it the wrong way? Do the ends always justify the means? Or do the means always … Continue reading Workaholism
Out of Control?
There is a, in my opinion, lyrical revelation in the song I want to share with you today. 2014 for me has been a very turbulent yet very forward moving and purposeful year for me. Maybe you can relate??
Richmond Marathon, 26.2 All Over Again!
Get ready for this - I MATCHED my PR time.
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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