Love over Rules – Audio

Love over Rules – Audio

We, humans, love our rules. We like to measure and compare. After the 10 Commandments came over 600 other rules. Then came rules about the rules, called the Mishnah. Then came rulings about the rules about the rules, call the Gemarah. Jesus only used the word “command” once: “Love one another.” We want to tighten things down. Jesus wants to […]

My Adoption Story – Part 1

My Adoption Story – Part 1

I recently posted this question on Facebook: “What would you like me to blog about?” One of the responses surprised me. Someone I’ve known for a long time responded that they’d like to hear about my adoption. At first, I was hesitant. Not because I’m ashamed of being adopted or anything like that. But my blog is about every person’s […]

Start This Week Positive – 3 Quick Quotes to Get You Going

Start This Week Positive – 3 Quick Quotes to Get You Going

Friends, Every successful person builds on the wisdom and experience of others. So today, I offer you three quotes, none of which come from me. Pick one and let it be a guide for you today. Thought #1 comes from the mists of time. It has been quoted by, among many others, Bill Keane (author of “The Family Circle comic”) […]

What It Takes to be Great (Hint: It’s Not Just 10,000 Hours)

What It Takes to be Great (Hint: It’s Not Just 10,000 Hours)

Some people develop a very specific passion to do a particular thing. Some people come to realize that as God’s gift to the world, they are meant to be great at something. Is that you? Do you want to be really good at something? I mean REALLY good?   Perhaps you’ve heard of the research popularized by Malcolm Gladwell in […]

Podcast Recommendation: The Ziglar Show

Podcast Recommendation: The Ziglar Show

Zig Ziglar is one the great of motivational speakers. In the Ziglar Show, his son, Tom Ziglar, is “Continuing Zig’s legacy of Inspiration and True Performance, one episode at a time.” Is this a popular podcast? How does 30 million downloads sound? Here’s what the show is about (from the website): We inspire your True Performance. Zig Ziglar said it himself: […]

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