Drawing your final goal

Drawing your final goal in life is one of the most important things you will ever do. This exercise however, will not come without a price. The first question you will need to wrestle with is that daunting question that gnaws: “why am I really here?” What difference was a I created to make? AnContinue reading “Drawing your final goal”

Light of the world – trample the darkness

No petroleum. Not fish oil. Not peanut oil. Only olive oil. But the BEST Olive Oil. Consecrate me, LORD. And fill me with your Spirit and with Power. Oil for the LIGHT you have called me to be. Light of the world, make me like you. Exodus 25:6 – Oil for the light, spices forContinue reading “Light of the world – trample the darkness”

2020 – THE BIRTH-PAIN OF A NEW AWAKENING

This is a year of birth-pain. The dawning of a NEW awakening. YOU ARE BLESSED WITH: Prosperity; that you may be thoughtful and enrich those around you! Peace; that you may bring hope where you go! Protection; that you may be protective of others! Provision; that you may be the answer to someone’s need! Patience;Continue reading “2020 – THE BIRTH-PAIN OF A NEW AWAKENING”

Modeling A Genuine Apology

As a mom we all have things we want to instill in our kids before they leave our homes. One of the most important things I want to teach my kids is how to sincerely apologize. The ability to admit when you’re wrong and then sincerely apologize is an essential skill for healthy relationships thatContinue reading “Modeling A Genuine Apology”

THREE THINGS WE SHOULD NEVER LOSE AS WE GROW

Our busy world has forced us to shorten, abbreviate, and go all-things-disposable (paper plates, cups, diapers etc.) in an effort to save time. While this is quite understandable, there are some honorable values we must be careful to protect from the cultural erosion of virtues that deeply affect our own personal growth and development. I’mContinue reading “THREE THINGS WE SHOULD NEVER LOSE AS WE GROW”

From Bill and Melinda Gates | LEVERAGING DIGITAL RESOURCES IN LEARNING

In their 2019 Annual Letter, Bill and Melinda Gates gave a well thought out summary of what they found most surprising in 2018. I have extracted their 8th surprise below because of how beneficial I find this for life-long-students as myself, but also empower young people to develop a growth mindset. Bill: I read moreContinue reading “From Bill and Melinda Gates | LEVERAGING DIGITAL RESOURCES IN LEARNING”

Who You Listen To Will Determine How Your Life Turns Out

Negativity is often brushed off as a minor character flaw, but it is far from being a small offence. Recently, I removed my children from a conversation that deeply vexed my spirit. One of the most frustrating stories of the Old Testament is the story of the negative ten spies. I cannot tell you theContinue reading “Who You Listen To Will Determine How Your Life Turns Out”

CRIPPLING FEAR

Have you ever received news that immediately caused your heart to sink with feelings of panic and anxiety? Well, one nurse did. She was caring for a precious five-year-old little boy (a charming son of a wonderful, wonderful man) when she (let’s just call her Brook) received some very disturbing and devastating news. The littleContinue reading “CRIPPLING FEAR”

SIX Things Jesus Taught About Children That We Should All Know

1) BE LIKE THEM: And Jesus said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 18:3) 2) LEARN THEIR MEEKNESS: “Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this little child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 18:4) 3) WELCOME THEM: “WhoeverContinue reading “SIX Things Jesus Taught About Children That We Should All Know”

STOP COMPETING AND STOP COMPARING

Article by Charles R. Swindoll, Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life The SPRINGFIELD, OREGON, Public Schools newsletter published an article that caught my eye some time ago. As I read it, it struck me that I was reading a parable of familiar frustration in the Christian home and body of Christ today. Once uponContinue reading “STOP COMPETING AND STOP COMPARING”