THE TALENT OF SUCCESS, Part 1

"The TALENT OF SUCCESS is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all, it will come because it is deserved, not because it...

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FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE

An apocalypse usually leads to a catastrophic event. Dr. John Gottman speaks of four horsemen as metaphors for the destruction of a relationship, especially a marital one. His four horsemen are criticism, contempt, stonewalling, and defensiveness. HORSEMAN 1 - CRITICISM Criticism is...

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NEVER LOSE YOUR DREAMS

The four P’s - Psalms, purpose, prayer & power. Dr. Shann Ferch tells the following story. One day my dad took me to Circle, Montana to visit his dad. Grandpa was living in a small shack. He was an alcoholic. It was...

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FINDING HOPE IN A CORRUPT WORLD, Part 2

The present world problems do not create anger, vengeful talk, bitterness and aggression in me. This is unlike so many others today. Why? Because I have HOPE as the anchor to my soul. Everyone needs an anchor because life will...

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FINDING HOPE IN A CORRUPT WORLD, Part 1

HOPE is a favorable and confident expectation. Who should not want HOPE? It is light! The opposite is darkness, which is despair.We can also say HOPE is: Gravity to hold us in place.Nutrition to fuel activity.Health drug for addictions.Oxygen for...

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Thankful For Your Service

I am thankful for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms here in the US. It is recorded that after the brutal world wars, WWI and WWII, we had learned our lessons. No more wars! Where did we learn this...

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TOO LATE MAY BE A TRAGEDY

"I love you Mom!"  Oh, how I wish I would have told Katheen Mitchell Crowell these four simple words before her death. However, speaking love was not in our family's vocabulary. It was not spoken...ever. This is a tragedy! Today...

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DID SO GOOD

Long ago God had some words to Cain (son of Adam and Eve). God could see in Cain's heart, seeing his half-hearted motivation and attitude when bringing an offering to God. God's words were:"Why is your face downcast?... What...

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FINISH STRONG

"Work hard and continue to struggle.” - Timothy Last week a friend sent me a text with this question, "Why do we have to struggle?” Honestly, my first thought was, “why should we not have to struggle?” This beautiful, magnificent thing...

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QUARRELS & WARS = Q & W

"What is causing the quarrels and fights among you? Don't they come from the evil desires at war within you?" James, the brother of Jesus, asked these questions in James 4:1.  What a novel idea that quarrels and wars (Q&W)...

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