What Keeps Us from Making Wise Decisions

We continue to live in a culture that screams to us for instant gratification or we get tempted to be impulsive. There are ‘no magic formulas’! Too often when a major crisis hits us we get tempted or tested to do something stupid or irrational.For example, the last auto payment is paid and we thinkContinue reading “What Keeps Us from Making Wise Decisions”

FALLOUT SHELTER

Growing up as a kid we had a lot of fun times and good times. Playing in the streets, the parks, going bowling, shooting pool, attending the movies. We didn’t grow up with fear or grow up in fear. I remember the school buildings would have these signs on the exterior of the brick wall,Continue reading “FALLOUT SHELTER”

Make The Effort It Will Be Worth It

Now that your career or job is winding down you may be saying to yourself, “I deserve this!” Your plans are to take it easy and relax.To go golfing, fishing, beaches, or to adventure on some dream vacation like Hawaii or Europe. What if God has other plans for your life now that your inContinue reading “Make The Effort It Will Be Worth It”

People are Different People are Unique People need to Care

The cities in America are booming with such diversity, ethnicity, and culture. I was in Boston, Jamaica Plain this week consulting for work. In my travel I saw such a long line of people including families for a couple of blocks waiting to get immigration family services. I am not sure where they were fromContinue reading “People are Different People are Unique People need to Care”

It comes down to choices and personal convictions.

Have you ever been confronted or faced with a decision that was going to make or break you? There are times in our lives that we are placed in a position to compromise, stretch the truth (which is lying), or not giving in to the status quo. How about lying for your boss or managerContinue reading “It comes down to choices and personal convictions.”

Absent from His Presence

Absent from His Presence Have you noticed that people we associate with who could be from work, school, home, friends, a neighbor, or a family member we can take for granted and not realize the influence or blessing they have been until they are absent. All of a sudden your routine goes haywire. How amContinue reading “Absent from His Presence”

It’s OK to Ask for Help!

We can become vulnerable to injuries when it comes to sports, work, construction, play, recreation like riding a bike or even climbing a mountain. I find that in our world of independence and individualism we tend take pride in trying to figure things out ourselves, or we try to get healed on our own.For someContinue reading “It’s OK to Ask for Help!”

An Inside Job!

Change Comes When We Decide we are Powerless The great experience about living in New England or the Northeast is the changing of the seasons. Just when we get tired of winter or summer, spring and fall seem to bring relief from both extremes of the heat and freezing temperatures. If we want change inContinue reading “An Inside Job!”

My Help Comes From The Lord

I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip— he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord watchesContinue reading “My Help Comes From The Lord”

Listen to Constructive Criticism

If you listen to constructive criticism, you will be at home among the wise. Proverbs 15:31 NLT Have you ever met somebody that seems to know it all and always has an answer for everything? They have an “I’m right you’re wrong attitude” or just like to plain argue about anything and everything. That’s rightContinue reading “Listen to Constructive Criticism”