Tag Archives: God

What We Do …

What we do in order to draw people to us is what we end up doing in order to keep people coming to us. I once had a friend tell me this. It made sense when he told me that … Continue reading

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Fill In the Blank

As I pull my keys out of my pocket right now, I find that I have 10 keys on this particular key ring (plus, I keep another key ring in the car that holds about 15-20 other keys.) It is … Continue reading

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Stress Savers

Have you ever had a moment when the eventualities of life cause you more stress than they should? Of course, there is a certain amount of stress that we face that is good for us, but it is often that … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with something in your life? We are continually faced with news reports of war in the Middle East, world-wide terrorism, and the growing threat of militant Islam. Just this morning, I read a threat to … Continue reading

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Build Them a House

I was recently having a meal with the children and staff at the Children’s Lighthouse in Perrysburg, OH. This place is certainly a bit of a haven for the kids … and also for the various animals. There are koi, … Continue reading

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Where’s Your Passion?

I had a very exciting conversation with a young lady today. She was telling me that she had once began her studies to become a veterinarian but gave up because she was having too many difficulties with the studies. She … Continue reading

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The Road

It was a hard, cold, snowy winter in the mid-west this year. Historical temperature and snowfall-level records were broken and new ones were set. And schools in my area surpassed their allotted levels of cancellations several times over. Some have … Continue reading

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Deadlines

As I write this, I am aware that recently, the last night of late night show host Jay Leno was on the air. My favorite part of his show has always been his Monday night “Head lines.” But in this … Continue reading

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Bumper Sticker Religion

  We have a lot going around of what I call “Bumper Sticker” Religion. By this, I mean we tend to fill our lives with short, snappy statements that really sound good and really seem to make sense. Such statements … Continue reading

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