WISDOM WEDNESDAY: CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO GODLINESS

Something truly amazing happens when we clean when the dirt is removed when clutter becomes neat. Our human spirit is enhanced when we make something better than when we found it. Cleanliness is next to godliness is a very old proverb...

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WORLD’S SYSTEMIC PROBLEM, PART 1

Today's world lives out the adage, "There is a season for everything." Solomon said this in his book of Ecclesiastes. In other words, there is a balanced, cyclical nature of life, even for comforts or calamities. COVID-19 exposed the inherent weakness in...

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MOUNT NEVER ENOUGH

Looming in the hearts of human “doings” (not human beings) is the majestic Mount Never ENOUGH. This imaginary self-imposed mountain stands taller than America’s tallest Mount Denali and the world’s tallest Mount Everest. You are probably asking, what is the difference...

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FRIDAYS WITH FRED: EGO, PRIDE, HUMILITY

Recently my brother Larry relayed Giannis Antetokounmpo's comments to me. Giannis is the shooting guard for the Milwaukee Bucks that won the 2021 NBA championship.Giannis was asked by the media how he dealt with the mental pressures of basketball....

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WISDOM WEDNESDAY: ESTABLISH THE WORK OF OUR HANDS

In the Bible, Psalm 90 is a prayer by Moses, full of wisdom. Moses had eight requests in the last part of the prayer. In fact, his last request Moses said twice: "Establish the work of our hands." This impacted me!Can you imagine...

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TIME TO STAND

It seems to me there comes a time in everyone's life when we can either take a stand or remain seated. Historically, there were many political times when it was vital to TAKE A STAND or remain on the sidelines...

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MYELIN PROTECTS HOPE

You must build hope, for the day will come when it is desperately needed! Myelin is a coating that covers your circulatory neurons. Every time you perform a skill, you are creating myelin. Electricity travels across those neurons and how...

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WISDOM WEDNESDAY: BE OF GOOD CHEER

Here in Spokane we have had record-breaking heat in June. Now in July throughout the Pacific Northwest we need rain. Don't you agree there always appears to be a good and bad side to everything, even weather! And viewing the...

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NOT AFRAID OF ANYTHING

Fear is a dominating emotion that cripples performance and steals success. Is it possible to live without fear? Probably not because there are two types of fear. First the good type of fear. The Psalmist said fear of the Lord is the...

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FRIDAYS WITH FRED: TWO MOST IMPORTANT HOW’S

I am convinced the two most important HOW'S in the world are: 1) HOW to be born again, and 2) HOW to be filled with the Holy Spirit.The book I wrote 40 years ago, entitled Meet My Head Coach, in ten chapters...

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