Right now, I’m sitting in my bedroom probably doing the total opposite of about 75% of most Americans; then again, maybe not. I don’t smell the aroma of the traditional turkey, ham, dressing, mac and cheese, sweet potato pie baking from my kitchen. However, the smell of turkey bacon, scrambled eggs, cheese grits and biscuits … Continue reading In Spite of Challenges; Life is Still Worth Thanksgiving
One of my favorite quotes is from the movie, Forrest Gump "Life is like a box of chocolates." Why? Because if you have a variety of options, as you do in life, you truly never know what you are going to get. Chocolate lovers have different taste preferences. What might taste scrumptious to one might … Continue reading Ever Feel Like Your Life is a Mess?
Spring time is here! As so many others, you too have probably already scheduled your spring cleaning that includes storing your winter clothes and unpacking your spring wardrobe, making an appointment with your yard man and of course house cleaning. Why is spring cleaning in these areas so necessary? Well, first you want to dress … Continue reading Spring Cleaning Your Mind
How excited are you about a New Year? No. I mean really? If you are among the millions that could not wait to replace your calendar, you probably have already set your goals for the year, declared resolutions, and have been enthusiastically working towards making this year better than ever! Does this sound like you? … Continue reading New Beginning in an Unexpected Place
Congratulations! You survived preparing a great Thanksgiving meal, entertaining wonderful and even wacky loved ones, and the madness of Black Friday which has now become 'Black Thursday'. And the hoopla continues today on Cyber Monday. If you are like me, you graciously resisted the in-store shopping and peacefully surfed for online deals. By the way, … Continue reading Being Thankful After Thanksgiving
It’s that Monday again….
Right now, you might be still struggling to accept the reality that it is another Monday.
You are either trying to push your way out of bed to get your day started OR you have already begun your work day routine, sipping on your coffee for energy and looking around your office for motivation.
You are at Work.
You need to be at Work.
You don’t want to be at Work.
Do these thoughts sound familiar? Maybe you are just having the typical Monday Blues or perhaps it is something else.
When was the last time you felt excited about starting your day? When was the last time you felt that you were working towards something meaningful and purposeful? When was the last time you were enthusiastic about going to your job?
Now, this isn’t a motivational post to get you to stop working. But this…
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Happiness is something that I believe everyone wants to experience. Does any one actually seek to live a life full of sadness? There are people who become accustomed to unpleasant emotions that they naturally expect to feel a particularly way. I have been one of them. And at some point in your life, you probably … Continue reading What Determines Your Happiness?
Did you know we are held captive by our own thoughts? Did you know that we allow external noise to hold us hostage? Both situations can be either positive or negative. David confessed to God that “My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught at the voice of the enemy,” (Psalm 55:2b-3a, NIV). Our thoughts … Continue reading What Voice is Speaking to You?
Today, you might be feeling as though your life has been turned upside down. The cause could be from a loss; a job, a bad investment or even worse, a loved one. It could have been a natural disaster that has caused your world to come tumbling down. You have now found yourself homeless, without … Continue reading Trust That God Will Restore Your Life
Can you believe that today is the first full week of Fall? This signifies a change in seasons, but it also serves as mental and spiritual notations for us to evaluate our goals; our personal, family and business or career plans. Having a visual and concrete plan for your goals has already been established as … Continue reading What Needs to Fall Off in Your Life?