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!
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
“creativity now is as important in education as literacy.” … More Do Schools Kill Creativity?
The pitted, furrowed road was not kind to the dusty white van. Our tired bodies jerked this way and that. We bounced along past piles of debris, slatted wood homes, and crumbling graffiti-riddled walls on each side of us. Being our second day outside Mazatlan, Mexico, the scene outside our windows was a familiar one. Although, a … More And Then There Were Eleven
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! During the thanksgiving season I sometimes feel silly listing all the “things” I’m thankful for. Expressing gratitude for your gifts, blessings and successes is important. (So if you are doing this, keep doing it. I’m in no way trying to discourage you.) But I was thinking about the many people who … More That is enough…
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 hardly know Anna. We’ve never met in person. She is a friend of a friend that I haven’t seen in years. We met through Facebook email when I messaged her to talk about adoption. All I know really is that she has adopted children and she is quirky and positive in her Facebook … More More Love to Give
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