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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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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WHOSE SLAVE AM I?

"You can't break a bad habit by throwing it out the window. You've got to walk it slowly (and deliberately) down the stairs." When people purchase my book, Meet My Head Coach, I encourage them to read chapter 10 first. The...

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WORDS AND THE WORD

Webster defines Word as a "Single, distinct meaningful element of speech or writing used with other words or sometimes alone to form a sentence." Words fascinate me. Etymology, the study of the history of words, is a hobby of mine. These...

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ENOUGH IS GOOD ENOUGH

"The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want, I have everything I need, all I really want is God." – Crowell It's been said that when John D Rockefeller was asked how much money was enough, he replied, “just...

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EXAMINATION OF THE HEART

The Psalmist said, "The Lord knows everything about us." Imagine being able to say, "You know everything about me, even before I say it, and exclaim, such knowledge is too wonderful!" In my experience, I know we don't know everything to be...

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LOGIC AND EMOTIONS

Most people make emotional decisions and try to justify them with logic. The crucial decision-making question is, "Am I making an emotional or a logical decision?" The ideal is when emotions and logic match up, yet in reality, this is a...

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DEATH

"You aren't ready to live until you are ready to die.” — Ray Eberle My days in the book of Matthew completed. The last chapters are like the last days of our lives. Death is the reality. What is it about death that makes...

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THE GIFT OF CHOICE

Three choices; two usually poor ones! As a young coach at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks my college president taught me a lesson for life. Years later I discovered choice was God's unique gift to humankind. No other creation on...

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RESCUED

Who is most grateful? The one rescued or the one who does the rescuing? Going back to the four pillars that form the foundation for one's belief system: Control your Environment - choice of people. Psalm 1 Crucial Others...

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