Thanksgiving is Good for Your Well-Being

Giving thanks brightens our spirits, encouraging a better attitude about self and surroundings; it can stimulate better brain function and a sense of peace; and it can reduce some of the physical symptoms of stress, including blood pressure. Continue reading Thanksgiving is Good for Your Well-Being

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The Usefulness of “Failure”

True failure is not about making mistakes at all; nor is it about unmet expectations by ourselves or on the part of others. True failure, in my view, only occurs when people choose to give up in the midst of opportunity. Continue reading The Usefulness of “Failure”

We Keep Coming Back to One Conclusion

No matter the type of relationship you are in; no matter what circumstance you are in; no matter the belief system from which you come, LOVE is always the answer. Our creator, whom we call God, is in His very essence, love. When we choose love, we choose God. When we choose God, we choose Christ, the physical manifestation of love. So in your struggles, … Continue reading We Keep Coming Back to One Conclusion

Love and … Overlooking an Offense

It seems that many people are easily offended these days.  The more we talk about the need for tolerance, diversity, peace, and harmony, the more we seem to become intolerant, segregated, angry and unruly.  I’m not suggesting we just lie down and allow people to do what they will and forget about being a civilized society (that would be a whole different set of problems). … Continue reading Love and … Overlooking an Offense

Love and…Mercy

Just as there are many words for sugar hidden on ingredient labels, there are several words and concepts for love strategically and subtly positioned within the pages of the holy bible.  One of these words is MERCY. To extend mercy is to withhold the wrath that someone who has offended us actually deserves in our eyes. When we’ve been wronged and the resulting anger and … Continue reading Love and…Mercy