When you shed light on your strengths, your weaknesses fade into the shadows. Watch below as I share an example of how to do just that by using Tom Rath’s Strength Finder. We can do amazing things when we operate in our strengths! Advertisements
We moved to Texas almost two weeks ago now! I can’t believe how fast time is going by. We are loving the fluffy cumulus clouds, warm rain with thunder and lightning, and abundance of fresh air. I had recorded videos during our move, one a day for eight days, and posted them on Facebook. I … More Moving Toward the Calling
Empathy is the capacity to understand what another being feels. … More “Writers Write from Empathy”
Walter Plume and the Dehydrated Imagination is officially released today! What a blessing it has been to work with Cedar Fort Publishing and Media on the publication of my book. They are a caring and kind group of people. I believe that God is faithful in all things and your dreams can come true, too! … More What Does Walter Like? Dislike?
I would love to hear some fun factoids about you! Leave a comment below after you check out this silly video. ______________________ Walter Plume and the Dehydrated Imagination Walter’s summer looks downright boring. But before his imagination breathes its last breath, Walter stumbles into a mystical land–a land where he has a special power! … More Author Factoids
Hi, friends! I was tinkled pink when Ladybug Magazine accepted, Not Now, Natalie! over a year ago. And now they have placed it in their Nov./Dec. holiday issue. The illustrations by John Joven are brilliant, with just the right amount of quirkiness. You can check out his work here: http://www.johnjoven.com You can pick up an … More Not Now, Natalie!
When I think about forgiveness, I think about the big things — hurts, wrongs, insults — either received or given. And as my savior did for me I forgive and release the traumatic thing back to God. Then my chest loosens and I feel peaceful once again. But, what I find difficult to forgive … More Forgiveness
I recently finished reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio. I fell in love with Palacio’s uncomfortably real characters. I think I saw a little of myself in each, even August. I recommend this middle grade novel to any child and especially to teachers. This story will open the eyes of your students to the struggle and … More Wonder
The Lord never fails to give his peace and love. If we just shift our focus upward we will see the future prosperous plans He has for us. I tried an intriguing exercise in a book I read years ago. Unfortunately, I cannot remember what the book is called. But the exercise went like this: … More Look Above
Have you ever made it through an entire day without complaining once? I can’t say that I have because most of the time I’m either too hot or too cold. The current novel I am working on explores this theme. As a result I have realized that a day full of nothing but positive … More Raining Words