“As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today.” – Joseph to his brothers, Genesis 50:20 “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are… Continue reading How you can use gratitude to change someone’s life
We all have priorities. There are the priorities that we say are priorities and then there are the actual priorities we live. We say we love to be healthy, but what we really love is chocolate, beer, and Netflix. How cynical of me to say such a thing! But seriously… you know what I mean.… Continue reading The First Step to Prioritizing Your Life – With Intention
Currently Reading: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown (affiliate link) If you’re like me, you might feel like you have to be productive at all times. At home, at work, while you’re watching TV. There’s a pang of guilt if we feel like a moment went by that we did not strike something off… Continue reading Why Play Is Essential
We normally don’t regret doing something that frightened us (even if we were scared to death the whole time). A perfect example is a 8 year old on a roller coaster. The idea is exciting. The reality becomes frightening as the line becomes shorter, and he boards the coaster. He struggles to catch his breath… Continue reading Do It Scared
I dare say that most of us have never started a sentence like this: My life’s work is…. We think of a writer or an artist or a great scientist as being able to look back with pride upon his or her ‘life’s work.’ The author, on the death bed, dropping final bits of wisdom… Continue reading What is Your Life’s Work?
I can beg and plead with my six year old twins to go upstairs and get something out of their room. I’m speaking. I hear myself. And they are like five feet away from me, but It’s like I’m not even there. They just keep doing what they’re doing as if I have no authority… Continue reading Do You Gamify Your Life?