3 Ways to **Guarantee** You NEVER Feel Successful (3 of 3)

Do you want to feel successful every day? Well… this is part 3 of how to NEVER feel that way, but if you’ve read the other two parts, you do NOT want to miss this one because it’s the lynchpin of the whole thing. (By the way, you DID pick up on the whole “reverse […]

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 […]

Are You Ready for Them to “Play the Tape?”

📽 ## If there was a “play the tape” moment for your life, would you want to be in the room? ## 📽 In a trial, the playback of recorded evidence is often the “moment of truth” when the jury FINALLY gets past the stories and excuses to see/hear what REALLY happened. What if you […]

The World I Want

mountain range under golden hour

I wept for the world today, but not because of today’s health emergency, though it’s certainly dire indeed. I wept, not because of tomorrow’s economic outlook, though it’s definitely a great concern. No, I wept for something else, something more profound. Looking out from the second-story window of a nearly empty co-working space, I saw […]

The Paper Clip [An Encouraging Word]

I confess, I probably love paper clips a little too much. I am that guy who will throw away a whole stack of papers but remove the paper clips first so I can reuse them. I carry two of them on my keychain and others in my car. I’ve used them for clipping papers, of […]

Jesus saved you to a life of purpose

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Titus 2 JESUS SAVED YOU TO A LIFE OF PURPOSE Our great God and Savior Jesus Christ gave Himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession who are zealous for good works.  (Titus 2:13a-14) Part of the message […]

You are part of the foundation

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Timothy 3 YOU ARE PART OF THE FOUNDATION But if I should be delayed, I have written so that you will know how people ought to act in God’s household, which is the Church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.  (1 Timothy 3:15 HCSB) […]

Your life matters because of the Gospel

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 28 YOUR LIFE MATTERS BECAUSE OF THE GOSPEL [Paul] lived there two whole years at his own expense, and welcomed all who came to him, proclaiming the Kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness and without hindrance. (Acts 28:30-31) Paul was under house arrest, […]

Jesus is your living hope

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 24 JESUS IS YOUR LIVING HOPE “Why are you looking for the living among the dead?” asked the men.  (Luke 24:5b) It was a dark morning after a dark few days, and all the women wanted was some closure. They went to the tomb, hoping to anoint the body […]

God is With You in the Work

An Encouraging Word GOD IS WITH YOU IN THE WORK I found it amusing that my nose was running like a faucet, because it felt like my sinuses were stuffed with cotton. It was a Monday, and it was one of those days where the space around my eyes felt compressed, my nostrils were raw […]