Begin With the End in Mind

Begin With the End in Mind
I am facilitating a weekly group experience called “GROW Plan.” It’s something I created to help people pause their lives long enough to think about where they are headed and decide if the path they are following is going to take them to their desired destination. Not a physical destination, but a state of life ...

Give Roses While People Are Living

Give Roses While People Are Living
I heard a great story last night that is worth sharing. A dear lady in my church shared with me that her family recently gave her one of the greatest birthday blessings. They took the entire group out of town for the weekend and let her do nothing but, as she put it, “hold babies.” ...

What I Learned from the Flu

What I Learned from the Flu
I am recovering from a bout with the flu. That was not fun! The aches, chills, headache, coughing and fatigue were not on my “To-Do” list last week. As I found myself incapacitated and on “lockdown” to avoid sharing my “gift,” I made a surprising discovery. The onset of getting sick came at a very ...

Why Were You Born?

Why Were You Born?
  I have a friend whose son came home one afternoon and asked his dad, “Dad, where did I come from?” My friend had begun to expect it was getting near time for the “Talk” and was already prepared to answer this question. So they sat down and my friend began his prepared presentation, even ...