2016 — Things Must Change

  It is a common tradition as a new year begins to make New Year’s resolutions. According to Wiki-dictionary, these are “promises to do acts of self-improvement or something slightly nice beginning from New Years’s Day.” I am not making any New Year’s resolution this year, I am serving notice… Read more2016 — Things Must Change

Encouraging Our Children to Read

As a kid, I loved books. Hardly a day went by without a visit to the school library. Then, to my delight, I discovered the library in our church. I could borrow books on Sundays, too! Milking time on the farm was intense. Contented cows produced the best milk. That… Read moreEncouraging Our Children to Read

7 Morning Rituals That Set Us on Track for a Great Day

  Rituals. We think we can do without them but quite the opposite is true. Athletes create rituals to prepare physically and mentally for top performance. The right morning rituals set us on track for a great day, empowered to handle pressure and stress. Why are rituals important? We are… Read more7 Morning Rituals That Set Us on Track for a Great Day

5 Things We Can Teach Our Children About Christmas

  It is easy to be knocked off balance and lose focus at Christmas. It is, after all, the busiest and most stressful season of the year. Even more so for our children. Egged on by seemingly harmless questions, “What do you want for Christmas?” or “What do you want… Read more5 Things We Can Teach Our Children About Christmas

5 Lessons to Create a Successful Day

  Usain Bolt has revolutionized athletics. He is personable, entertaining, and he gets the job done with record-breaking performances. Track fans love him. Promoters bank on him. Usain’s 9.58-second record at the 2009 Olympics in Berlin was no fluke. It was the result of hard work and disciplined training. It… Read more5 Lessons to Create a Successful Day

HOW TO ESCAPE THE ‘CAGED-HAMSTER-ON-A-TREADMILL’ SYNDROME

  Our fast-paced life demands that we go, go, go to keep up. Pressures at work and hassles at home push us to the edge. We feel like the little hamster in a cage running to exhaustion on his treadmill going no-where fast. At the genesis of the universe, the… Read moreHOW TO ESCAPE THE ‘CAGED-HAMSTER-ON-A-TREADMILL’ SYNDROME