4 Questions to “Kick-Start” Your Next Level of Success

Have you ever looked at someone else’s life and thought, “I would LOVE to be where they are / have what they have / do what they do?”  Here’s some great news: if you’ve found an example of the kind of success you want to achieve, there is a SUPER-SIMPLE process you can follow to […]

7 Ways to Get Your Growth Un-stuck (pt.2)

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Have you ever started a project, program or a journey with tons of excitement, only to say “This is NOT what I signed up for…” ?? Maybe you’re just STUCK in Stage 2… In my “7-Stage Growth Journey,” Stage 1 is the Promise, and Stage 2 is Passion.   I use passion to refer to […]

Silver Bullets

There are no “silver bullets” or one-size-fits-all solutions. We may take giant steps from time to time, but they are still only steps in a journey that will –and must– continue until the day we die. “Success” in life is not so much about arriving as it is about embracing the process of becoming.

Running Again

Running Again (Or, “How the Worst Itch Ever Reminded me of the Best Fix of All”) The itch was so bad I could barely stand it. There I was, surrounded by the beauty of a fresh sunrise, sidewalk-jogging past a serene waterway and a meticulously trimmed golf course, and all I could think of was […]

Wisdom, Stature, and Favor (Luke 2:52)

And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and with people.  (Luke 2:52) Would you increase in your stature and standing in the world?  Would you maximize and take advantage of every opportunity to grow stronger in body, mind and spirit? Seek God’s wisdom, and the stature will follow. Would you […]

Maybe That Barrier is Shorter Than it Looks

Concrete is a bear to get through. I can hear the sound of the surf on the other side.  I can smell the salt and feel the sand under my toes but my journey has been blocked. I can see the other side through a little drainage tube cut into the concrete.  It’s certainly nothing […]

Jesus is Calling You Forward to Freedom

Do you ever feel “the darkness” trying to drag you back? “For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised. For, “Yet a little while, and the coming one will come and will not delay; but my righteous one shall live by […]