Great sprinters like Usain Bolt spend hours in training perfecting their starts. They know that a good start propels them into position for a winning finish. A good start to your day empowers you to perform well and finish strong. Let me ask what may seem a silly question:… Read moreHOW STRESS ROBS YOUR EVENING
“TV provides no educational benefits for a child under age two.”(1) … “Watching TV in childhood increased chances of dropping out of school and decreased chances of getting a college degree.”(2) … “Watching sex on TV increases the chances a teen will have sex, and causes teens to start… Read moreKIDS AND TV — THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY
Life is not without struggle and we are easily burdened with its pressures. Often we have more than enough on our plate on a daily basis and we are weary from the load we carry. It is precisely to us in our battle-worn condition that Yeshua (Jesus) extends the… Read moreBLUEPRINT FOR SHALOM (Peace, Health and Prosperity)
Words have power to create and build or to tear down and destroy. Words have the characteristics of seeds. You reap what you sow. The words we speak determine our atmosphere and our experience. They affect how we respond to circumstances. They regulate the power we have to deal with… Read more5 LIFE-TRANSFORMING AFFIRMATIONS ABOUT GOD
The men nestle into the old wooden fishing boat. The quiet and solitude is welcome respite from the pressing, demanding throngs. Exhaustion quickly succumbs to slumber under the soothing ripples of the water and the gentle rustling of the sail in the chill night breeze. An uneasy stillness settles… Read more5 LESSONS LEARNED IN THE STORM
Children have a hard time listening. You carefully explain what you want them to do, and they turn around and do something completely different. Exasperated, you ask, “Were you not listening?” Listening is an acquired skill necessary to be fully present and fully engaged. Listening is an… Read moreHOW CAN WE TRAIN CHILDREN TO LISTEN—REALLY LISTEN?