Merriam-Webster refers to resilience as an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change. An ability to roll with the punches, according to Mayo Clinic. My understanding of resilience prior to this week was that it was something that people were just gifted with, like good eyesight or height. You either had… Read More
As I’ve grown older I have realized that I carry far more control over my life than I once thought. There will be and have been lots of situations and experiences that “happened” to me, but how I responded and choose to respond are all 100% within my control. Gretchen Rubin wrote “Better than Before”… Read More
“Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.” – Proverbs 13:20 (ESV) Choose wisely the people you spend time with as they shape you whether you are aware of that happening or not. If you choose well, these people will help you become a better person. If you… Read More
Solving the challenges in your life requires a deep understanding of what causes what to happen. Christensen, Clayton M.. How Will You Measure Your Life? (p. 16). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.
What controls how you respond to circumstances? Your emotions or your beliefs? You know, we do have a choice in how we respond to the ever changing circumstances of life. Make that choice!
Good morning – I hope your week is getting off to a great start. It was a very nice weekend for our family. Beautiful weekend and we were able to have some enjoyable times together. In his book David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell makes the distinction between what he calls capitalization learning versus compensation learning.… Read More
Well, we are coming to the close of 2012. I hope this has been a year of growth in your life. Growth in your faith, growth in your family relationships, growth in your community, growth in your character and growth in the vocation to which you were called. More and more of you are reading… Read More