PERSONAL GUARANTEE

Imagine making a blanket guarantee that all things, meaning everything in your life, will work out for good!  Consider this life guarantee written by St. Paul who was beheaded at the end of his life: All things will work out for...

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FORGIVENESS REALITY

Forgiveness asking is one of the world's most important, yet least understood and practiced success principles. What makes it so difficult to ask forgiveness? What are the four best words you can say to restore conflict that is impossible for so...

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DIAGNOSIS – Ask WHAT not WHY

The first step in problem-solving. Unless you can diagnose the problem it is impossible to fix the problem. Anyone who has an undiagnosed problem whether it be medical, auto, people, being lost, etc, faces frustration, confusion, and often anger....

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THE SUN AND THE MOON

These exceptional photos of a sunrise on Scout Lake, OR, and a moon-glowing night there as well, are perfect reminders we can count on day turning to night and later night turning to day. No matter our present situation,...

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AUTHENTIC POWER

Internal combustion - Internal motivation. Gottlieb Daimler is known as the founder of the internal combustion engine. This engine was a game changer in the world of automobiles and trucks. The magic of this invention is that he captured...

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WHEN LIFE HURTS

Have you been turned upside down?  Or, perhaps, it really is right side up!  In essence, that is what suffering does to us.  It can make us stop, look, feel, grow; or it can make us go in reverse,...

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WALKING IN ANOTHER’S SHOES

Often we say, "I know exactly how you feel!"   But do we really?  It takes much connecting with another person before really understanding him or her.   That is what empathy is.  It is placing yourself in another's position.  It is...

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GREATER THAN SCIENCE

The doctors told me I had less than single digit chances to survive the dreaded Whipple pancreatic surgery.  My medical team was extraordinary. Medical science could offer me less than 10% success. Faithful prayers of loved ones and many I have...

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BROKEN BUT NOT BEATEN

A business partner emailed me this week with these words, "You could never fail me--you have already won." Of course, this was music to my ears and joy to my heart.  My response was, "So happy to hear these words because I...

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RESISTANCE TO SELF-IMPROVEMENT

During NBC Camps' summer athletic camps, we are exposed to thousands of campers' lives.  We learn from them, and we challenge them to face their challenges. In fact, FACE YOUR CHALLENGE was our 2018 theme. It was impressive to...

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