Honor is such a paradox! Continue reading “Honor: Getting ‘there’ with Class”
Breaking or burning a bridge is an idiom that describes straining, stressing, disconnecting, or breaking a deep or shared bond you have with others. So…
About burning bridges – dont’!
Yesterday, while helping a friend, who is 86, she said something that brought back sad memories and a difficult lesson. Naito said, Continue reading “On Not Burning Bridges”
Professional athletes, dancers, actors, painters, writers, and performers have to engage in rehearsals of some kind before the real performance. Simply reading martial arts will do you no good when you are face to face with a thief who just nicked your last dollar.
That martial art knowledge has to become second nature to the bones and muscles that have to use it. That’s were practice, which is a form of rehearsal, comes in. Let’s use the example of an actor. Continue reading “How Prayer Whips You into Character like a Rehearsal”
Do not restrain the Holy Spirit, do not despise inspired messages. Put all things to the test; keep what is good – 1 Thessalonians 5:18-21 GNT
Many of us want to hear the still small voice – the voice of God’s Spirit – leading us. After all, He is in us as a gift from God, guiding us from within if we let him.
When discerning and walking in daily dialogue with the Spirit becomes a lifestyle, everything else – your job, friend life, enterprise etc – becomes a delight.
All of a sudden, life becomes full of moments and memories because yours is anchored on the source – God – and that river overflows to everything else. Continue reading “Two Striking Thoughts on Discerning the Still Small Voice”
Prayer is a conversation.
It is having an audience with the King.
God has a plan and it is his hope to lead you there, whatever that is and whatever that looks like for me and you. As it says, Continue reading “Developing Your Dialogue with God”
Fear is a speed-bump. But don’t let fear become a STOP SIGN!!! – John Maxwell
Are you a people pleaser?
Have you ever lacked courage?
Have you ever been so afraid to say NO because of what you thought people would say?
Have you ever been so afraid to something that would hurt someone but help, preserve, and protect your priority, build your reputation, and preserve your dignity?
Are you looking for something that can help you become courageous?
Well, I have a solution for you. Continue reading “The Story of the Best Zero: how this story taught me courage”
May you flourish like the trees of Lebanon…and become as famous as the wine of Lebanon.
This is a blessing I read in the bible. Wine has a good rep and the respect of people with class. I can prove it to you. When you think – wine tasting – what comes to mind? Who comes to mind? But I want to focus on the word flourish.
Let the word – flourish – sit in your mind and in your heart for a moment…
Feels good doesn’t it? Continue reading “4 Tips to Flourish in Life”
So, there is this song that mama and grandma used to sing every time I was around them and I find myself singing it almost every day now. I thought it’ll be cool to share.
So it goes: Continue reading “You are the Jackpot!”
I am not just interested in personal success and achievement. My greatest goal is to be a part of and influence the success, achievement, and greatness of a generation. I long to see a whole generation get this thing right. I long to see a communities of people succeeding together, partnering with the Lord, and working in teams to solve problems and create solutions.
The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope ~ unknown
We are that generation. But, we have to do it together. Here are my thoughts.