Communication Gone Haywire (out of control, derailed)

We had just returned from a weekend trip and were gone only three days. Upon return, it was frustrating to open my email and discover I had over 600 in my inbox. As I scrolled through them, the average was only one out of 50 for me personally. The other 49 were solicitations. It seems […]

Summertime

Summertime – my favorite time of year. It is a time for a break from the everyday routine. For many, it is a time for vacation, fun, relaxation and family gatherings. But it is also a time of church mission trips. Packing for a mission trip can be a challenge as there are normally limits […]

Who is Trustworthy?

In a world of political upheaval, violence and sexual assault, the question becomes – who is trustworthy?

Hope is Confident

If you are constantly disappointed in the results of your expectations, try to think about the difference between unmet expectations and confident expectations. Unmet expectations are disappointing and frustrating, and can lead to long-term pain and anger unless you are able to identify the source and reverse your thinking. Confident expectation is the definition of […]

Knocking on Heaven’s Door

In 1965 Bob Dylan wrote a song called Knocking on Heavens Door. It was later recorded by a group called Guns and Roses. I can’t say I was ever a Guns and Roses fan, but a strange thing happened this morning.