TAKE A PLANNED TIMEOUT!

Coaching basketball taught me many life-related concepts. These principles just appeared on the court! One example is a timeout. To take a break, intermission, breather becomes a time to refocus. Even in basketball, PLANNED TIMEOUTS were superior to forced timeouts....

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THE LAW OF DID YOU KNOW

There are three profound Laws of Life that impacts all of us, whether we are aware of them or not. These Laws of Knowledge make us realize there are definite facts, state of affairs, that exist in God's universe. THE...

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IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL

One of my most favorite songs is "It Is Well with My Soul." The lyrics are what I need, sometimes several times a day. The first verse penned in 1873 says: "When peace like a river attendeth my way, When...

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TODAY’S LIGHT

My 20% PMA advantage plan today is gratitude. I am thankful I am alive with a strong heartbeat and breathing ability. Today I am confident, as David was in Psalm 27, and thankful that God alone is my safety...

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KNOW THE SPIRIT OF TRUTH

Have you heard these quotes about Truth? Have you heard these quotes about Truth? “Truth is beauty; beauty is Truth.” John Keats“In a time of universal deceit, telling the Truth is a revolutionary act.”“A lie can travel halfway around the world...

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CROWELLIANS CHAPTER 1

Greeting from Fred Crowell! This letter from Fred to all who have a special place in my heart. As I study my favorite Bible book, Philippians, I feel many of the emotions Paul wrote in his book concerning the...

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MOTHERS

How does a boy become a man without a good mother? This is a mystery to me. When I journeyed to my secret place or the place I also call the secret garden, I held the notion that the loss...

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PHENOMENOLOGY – THE 20% LIFE EXPERIENCE ADVANTAGE

Doctor Shann Ferch, my highly esteemed, intellectual son-in-law, introduced me to Phenomenology (phe·​nom·​e·​nol·​o·​gy). He is also respected as my daughter Jennifer's husband and cherished father to their three miracle daughters. In research for his doctoral dissertation in clinical psychology...

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HOPE – HELP FROM YOU

A wise professional athlete said, “The stars are not the athletes because without fans there would be no professional sports; fans are the true stars." The true star in the miracle story of the Words of Hope book is not...

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HOPE WINS, CV-19 LOSES

When fear grows in me at the least unexpected time (now concerning CV-19), I go to my secret place, my secret garden. This is where imaginary flowers of all colors grow and the sound of flowing waters ebb my...

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