Staying grounded and effective when dealing with daily crises


Thank you in advance for your precious time, I hope these words are helpful. Our circumstances are building enormous pressure right now: Global Pandemic. Growing poverty and unemployment. National Election. Race-driven murder. Unbearable tension between law enforcement officers and civilians. Riots. We need to take care of ourselves without avoiding reality. I've lived and worked …

Forward


Time marches on. Are you? I'm trying desperately to form new habits. These range from the banal (eat healthy and workout), to the profound (don't bad-mouth yourself), to the really world shaking... Like, don't hit the snooze button. The snooze button habit and the wake up habit are duking it out every morning in my …

What “praying for Oklahoma” means to me…


It's not always clear what "I'll pray for you" or "You're in my prayers" means to everyone. This is what I'm Praying for Oklahoma means to me. We know who God is. We know that no matter how much lies seem to suggest otherwise, God is GOOD. We know that's why it's impossible for science to predict tornadoes, …

Remaining hope-filled: If it’s not good, it ain’t over yet.


This weekend, while absently allowing an advertisement to play, I heard a powerful quote: "It's always good in the end.  So if it isn't good, it isn't the end yet." On Sunday May 27th, I listened to a friend of mine sing, tears springing forth as I listened to him pour out with passion and …