Nothing Is Wasted

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Have you ever wanted to go back in time and change something about your life? You may have made a decision or two that you wish you could erase from the record. You may have had something happen to you that you would never wish upon anyone else. Joseph looked at his life and he decided that he wouldn’t change anything. He understood that it all was required to stand in that palace and save his family. The slavery, false accusations, imprisonment, and hardships were all part of the story…

Do You Want to Say it Again?

Photo by Ganapathy Kumar via Creative Commons   A recent conversation included someone telling me that I should get a parrot and a log cabin down by a creek. You may be surprised by some of those details. I’ll take the log cabin and creek, but I wasn’t convinced about the parrot. I responded, “So it

The Art of Caring for You, Inc.

Have you ever had a week where you felt like you lost yourself in the process of doing life? We live in a very fast-paced society, where it is not uncommon for people to work 60-80 hours per week. Whether it is at a job or your own business, it can feel like it is sucking the life out of you. When people discuss their stress with me, I like to ask people this question: What is the most important thing? They usually respond with something about caring for someone else, making sales, keeping it all together, etc. Sometimes I like to whisper the answer.

Surviving the Winter Blues

The holidays have come and gone. The New Year entered with a wave of relief from most people. The gyms are full of new resolutions, and people are still trying to stick to their new plan. Yet, there is something that happens after the New Year that people don’t anticipate – January. The highs of the holidays have left people with a load of bills, work that needs to be finished, and fewer gathers with friends and family.

January is the best. January is also the worst. How can you survive the slump? Make sure to try these six practices:

Leading Behind Closed Doors

Scripture: “The teams of security guards were from the family of Korah: Meshelemiah son of Kore (one of the sons of Asaph). Meshelemiah’s sons were Zechariah, the firstborn, followed by Jediael, Zebadiah, Jathniel, Elam, Jehohanan, and Eliehoenai—seven sons. Obed-Edom’s sons were Shemaiah, the firstborn, followed by Jehozabad, Joah, Sacar, Nethanel, Ammiel, Issachar, and Peullethai—God blessed