Speak Life!

I was talking to a colleague last week who seemed a little down.  The more we engaged in conversation, the more her words turned into complaints.  The more she spoke, the more her words became negative.  I actually felt kind of bad for her.  If only she knew what she was really doing. Did you […]

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How to Live on Purpose

  Ever came across a sentence, quote, or message that just stopped you in your tracks? That’s what happened when I came across the idea of how you spend your energy. It’s so easy for us to get caught up in our to-do list and our busyness.  But what would happen if we stopped and […]

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Don’t Fear Destruction

 “Look! I am about to cover the earth with a flood that will destroy every living thing that breathes. Everything on earth will die. BUT I will confirm my covenant with you. So enter the boat…” Genesis 6:17-18 NLT (Emphasis added) With all the terrorist attacks, crime, negative news reports, and our own fears, it’s no […]

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The Hover

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.  The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters.  And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.  Then God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light.  And God saw that the light was good.  Then […]

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Focus on This, not That

Lately, I’ve had a laser focus on what I can control versus what I cannot. See, up to this point, I realized that I am a person who likes to have control over my situation AND over other people’s actions and emotions. Wow. Hearing myself say those words sounds a little cult-like, but that’s my […]

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Walking Away Can’t Be Right

Can I take this time to vent for a little bit? I work for an organization that brings teachers into the city.  They make a commitment to us, the school, and their students to teach for a couple of years, and although they appear excited to take on this new experience, I’ve been watching some […]

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Vote for Inner Peace in a World of Chaos

The United States’ presidential elections will be here soon.  Like waiting for some gut-wrenching results from the doctor’s office, we Americans wait with anxiety and fear, as if this outcome will lead to some sort of conclusion to what’s been happening.  Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are keenly aware of the atrocities […]

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