Rising Well

In a culture of me, it is refreshing to see people rising well for others. Whether it’s an everyday action, giving of oneself, or using our gifts for another’s benefit, taking ourselves out of the equation to act for others causes all to rise. But even better is when we rise in response to Someone …

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The Secret is Perseverance

It’s officially summer, yet it’s different, disappointing, and difficult in many ways. There are big issues like a persistent pandemic and tensions rising with the temperatures. Then there are “littler” everyday issues that seem like they shouldn’t be important, yet are to us. So how do we cope or even enjoy a different kind of …

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Which Way to Turn

Lately, it’s confusing knowing which way to turn. Leaders disagree, plans cancel, and life as expected changes in a blink. But I’ve noticed something about knowing which way to turn. It’s a conscious and/or subconscious choice made thousands of times a day. And it begins with our thoughts. With every thought leading to action, we …

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Don’t Lament Loss; Harness Hope.

This unprecedented time in history began with uncertainty, moved into fear, and is headed into impatience. Much has been canceled, postponed, or simply lost. But don’t lament loss, let’s harness hope. While difficult to see at times, I sense this stay at home season is and still can be very beneficial. Our world, country, communities, …

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