The True Definition of Self-Discipline

Somewhere out there, I’m confident there is a statistic about a large percentage of people who lack self-discipline.  (I don’t feel like searching for it, because I don’t need it written down to know it’s true!) As alarming as that would-be statistic sounds, I’m not surprised because I am surely one of these people.  My continual […]

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Are You Walking in Your Purpose?

There are two types of people on earth. There are those who are confident that they are walking in their purpose and doing exactly what God has called them to do to make a difference. There are also those who don’t feel they have clarity on the bigger picture of their life. These are usually […]

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When Distraction is the Death of Your Dreams

Everyone has pet peeves.  One of my biggest nuisances is for people who have “pipe dreams,” particularly, those who do not realize that their dreams and goals aren’t going anywhere due to their lack of discipline.  When I come across these individuals who so confidently and eagerly share their plans with me, I smile and nod. […]

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How I Saw the Value in My Life Experience

Last month, I was asked to attend a seminar at Duke University.  I thought this was a great opportunity for me to gain perspective from individuals who regularly study theology and divinity, topics by which I am so intrigued.  While learning about God was my primary focus, it turned out that learning about myself was […]

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Red Ink and Highlights

I spent much of my life negatively comparing myself to others, and now that social media is a dominate force in our society, I have to fight that much harder to not compare as I scroll the feed.

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