What “Frozen 2” Taught Me About Building a Successful Life and Business

My daughter is 3 and she LOVES all things “Frozen” so naturally, I’ve seen “Frozen 2” about 4,832 times. But something hit me the other day that is SUCH a powerful growth lesson that I had to share it. In the opening section of the movie, Queen Elsa hears a mysterious voice and responds like […]

What a Stupid Fly Taught Me About Smart Leadership

I like to think I can learn something from anything…but a fly? What vital lesson about life and leadership could I POSSIBLY tease out of repeated failed attempts to smack an annoying insect? I’m sitting at brown wooden table in an empty ice cream parlor, surrounded by teal metal chairs and the sound of carefully […]

Jesus loved you with His life

By this we know love, that He laid down His life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.  (1 John 3:16) Love is not just a feeling, it is a choice to act.  It is a demonstrated desire to put someone else’s needs above your own.  Love is an […]

Jesus wants you to be blessed

God’s Hope for Your Heart from John 13 JESUS WANTS YOU TO BE BLESSED “If you know these things, you are blessed if you do them.”  (John 13:17) Jesus loves to bless people. Again and again, He not only speaks about His love, but He shows it in practical ways. Here, in this upper-room moment with His disciples recorded in John 13, Jesus […]

God brings answers as you go

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 17 GOD BRINGS ANSWERS AS YOU GO As [Jesus] entered a village, He was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance and lifted up their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.”  When He saw them He said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the […]

Jesus will take care of the results

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Mark 11 JESUS WILL TAKE CARE OF THE RESULTS Now when they drew near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples and said to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately as you enter it you […]

Jesus has compassion for you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 9 JESUS HAS COMPASSION FOR YOU And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the Kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction.  When He saw the crowds, He had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, […]

Jesus loved you with His life

Scripture Notes on 1 John 3 By this we know love, that He laid down His life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.  (1 John 3:16) Love is not just a feeling, it is a choice to act. It is a demonstrated desire to put someone else’s needs […]

On Anger

Anger is a flame. Like a match dropped into gasoline, it catches fire suddenly, often without warning, but never without prior conditions that enabled the blaze.  It is a reaction, never an initiation.  It comes from a sense that something is wrong with the world that affects me in a personal and negative way. I […]