HOW DO YOU FILL THE EMPTY SPACES?

  What do YOU do with the empty spaces in your life? The less-than-satisfying relationships, unfulfilled dreams, disappointments, lost hope, despair. Left empty, these spaces create a quagmire of alienation and depression. Filled with the wrong “stuff”, they become the seedbed of frustration, stress and various forms of self-destruction.   … Read moreHOW DO YOU FILL THE EMPTY SPACES?

WHEN DOES LEARNING BEGIN?

  Children are born with much more intelligence than we credit them. We assume that because they cannot talk, i.e. articulate thoughts in verbal communication, they are incapable of thinking. “Thoughts must be verbalized before they can exist or legitimately be called thoughts,” we say. In fact, babies begin to… Read moreWHEN DOES LEARNING BEGIN?

3 WAYS TO KNOW IF YOUR FAITH IS AUTHENTIC AND MEANINGFUL

  How do you define your Christian faith?  Is it by religious performances such as going to church, putting some money in the offering plate, reading your Bible occasionally (or every day), saying your prayers before going to bed?  Is it by things you don’t do, such as wearing certain… Read more3 WAYS TO KNOW IF YOUR FAITH IS AUTHENTIC AND MEANINGFUL

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

Children must be fully present and fully engaged to learn. They must be keenly focused on the task at hand and actively involved in the process. This is a challenge in the classroom and home school environment. Before I begin a coaching program with a student, I establish the “Rules… Read moreRULES OF ENGAGEMENT

THE TRAGEDY OF THE RICH YOUNG RULER

  His question was sincere and to the point, “How do I access the eternal realities of life?” Jesus’ answer shook him to the core. “Sell everything. Give the money to the poor. Come follow Me.” The young man counted the cost, turned and walked away sorrowful. Therein lies the… Read moreTHE TRAGEDY OF THE RICH YOUNG RULER

THE CULTURE OF BLESSING

  Among Christians, Abraham is known for his unwavering faith. In Jewish tradition, however, Abraham is known for his culture of blessing. What is a culture of blessing and is it related to faith? God called Abraham to leave country, home and family to follow where He would lead on… Read moreTHE CULTURE OF BLESSING