There’s Nothing Wrong with New Year’s Resolutions

There's absolutely nothing wrong with making New Year's Resolutions.  A resolution is simply a firm decision, a determination to change something.  Nothing wrong with that... but don't leave it at that.  Doing two simple things will take it out of the realm of mere intention: Tie your resolution to the purpose God has for your [...]

When That “Someone Else” Is You

The definition of “better” includes being more pleasing, acceptable, or of greater quality, usefulness, or suitability than something else.  While it’s a good thing to be acceptable, useful and suitable – the trouble comes in trying to be better than something else.  And, let’s face it, we’re typically trying to be better than someone else. It’s a [...]

Stir the Embers

Whether you are just discovering your purpose or have been on this journey for a while, you know that it’s not always easy or comfortable.  You can’t always expect immediate results. You may have had a smoother transition to something in the past, or you may see someone else who seems to have it easier [...]

Don’t Settle

Don’t ever settle for ordinary, average, unexceptional.  I’m not talking about the scale, quantity, or fame of your achievement, but rather in the quality and influence of your purpose.  Investing in people, building your confidence by stepping out of your comfort zone, and being bold will drive you forward and bring increase. The value of [...]