Some survivors are perfectionists, if they can’t do something perfect, they won’t do it at all. Some survivors are performance driven, working hard to convince everyone — including themselves — that they’re valuable. And some survivors play it safe, seeking to be invisible, often living smaller than they should.
I want to focus on that dynamic for a moment.
Perhaps small living … Continue Reading ››
Haven't I commanded you? Strength! Courage! Don't be timid; don't get discouraged. God, your God, is with you every step you take."
:9 –The Message
Courage. It originally comes from the Latin word Cor
Living with courage is living with all your heart. It’s living out your dreams in spite of the presence of doubt and fear; willing to … Continue Reading ››
Have you ever heard the voice deep down inside of your being that whispers, "I believe I’m made for something great", or "I long for more, I want my life to count?"
I imagine each one of us have heard those soft utterings at sometime in our life. That voice is our significance talking, calling out to move us into our … Continue Reading ››
I really do own a pair of rose-colored glasses. When I’m wearing them, life looks great. Besides appearing quite fashionable, my surroundings become bright and cheery. Flowers are touched with hints of rose glow; the sky dusted with shades of pink radiance. I feel warm, at peace with the world, I am happy.
Sounds nice doesn’t it? But wait…there’s another story.
I … Continue Reading ››
“Bring back the sun.” said the security guard at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. I smiled and said, “I will!” I was off to Arizona and when you live in Michigan, (otherwise known as the frozen tundra) any trip to warmer weather brings an envious response from those left behind. Winters are long and brutal—we hunger for the sunshine.
My smile lingered … Continue Reading ››