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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TRUE FRIENDSHIPS vs. TRANSACTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

If 7 out of 10 calls to me are asking for something, it is not a friendship, it is a transactional relationship. An example of a  friendship killer call is, "Hey Fred, Zechariah here. Been a long time. How are you?...

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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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GAME ON – Win the Moment!

Basketball has taught me that victory comes when you bounce back from difficulty. Lifeball is a far tougher game to play than basketball. Psalm 100 is my bedrock to come back from a rough day. I enter His gates with thanksgiving....

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CHANGE IS INEVITABLE

Change is all around us!  There is a constant alteration, meaning a difference from one condition to another.  Look at the world events, seasons, day and night, daylight savings time, government, legal laws, athletic teams and games, an individual's...

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RELATIONSHIPS – EVENTS PERSPECTIVES

Have you noticed the difference between genuine relationships and required events?  Which would you prefer? Insight says relationships may be more desirable than required events. Here's why. Wisdom places relationships far above and more important than events.  Selfishness places events...

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ENCOURAGEMENT IS OXYGEN II

You can become a true game-changer, someone who makes a big difference.  How? By the word ENCOURAGEMENT.  Encouragement is giving another person confidence, support, hope, motivation, strength, comfort.  Encouraging words can make a difference.  They can bring healing and courage...

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IMPACT AND INTENT

IMPACT IS WHAT I SEE.  INTENT IS WHAT I FEEL.  There can be a uniformity between impact and intent. However, not until we know and understand how to create this congruency is it possible to master the vital skill of creating healthy relationships. Years...

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NANOSECOND PHENOMENA

Between the stimulus and the response is a NANOSECOND.  This nanosecond is the time we decide our response. It happens so quickly that it is assumed the reaction is involuntary and we have no control over the stimulant. This is...

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SHINING LIGHT

Let's play one of my favorite games. It is called "WHAT IF."   What if you were a lighthouse perched high to warn ships from crashing upon rocks? What kind of light would shine forth from your lighthouse?  Imagine what if the...

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