Fear prevents us from seeing how we can help. It blocks us. We can’t know where the need is because our compulsive self-preservation consumes us.
Love exorcises the demon of selfishness and replaces it with contentment.
Love is still the answer
God isn’t walking about here on this earth, swiping his card at the Starbucks.
“Gratitude research is beginning to suggest that feelings of thankfulness have tremendous positive value in helping people cope with daily problems, especially stress.”
My dad is an amateur musician. He started playing the guitar when he was 14 years old, playing along with the Kingston Trio, learning finger picking from Peter Paul and Mary, taking bluegrass classes from the guy up the street, and quietly swearing through Bach. By the time I came along, he was an accomplished […]
Artwork by Paige Bradley, titled Expansion. Bronze and electricity. This week I have had three networking meetings. Stacey is a public speaker/ brand maven, Rachel is a life coach/yoga teacher, and Jeff, a business owner/audiovisual tech. What they all had in common was a life transformation. As I listened, I noticed a thematic arc to […]
“In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make” The Beatles “You get what you give” The New Radicals “Sowing the seeds of love” Tears for Fears If you plant corn, you expect to harvest corn. If you plant potatoes, You expect potatoes. It’s basic. You reap what you sow. […]
We have to acknowledge and accept that frustration and anger are the same thing.
Last night I was talking to my husband about feeling emotions as they come up and not carrying them with you day to day. It got me to thinking about what the Apostle Paul said about not letting the sun set on your anger. A lot of times that verse is interpreted as not going […]
A young woman majoring in philosophy at the local college, simply would not accept the premise that anyone would receive grace. Mostly because her world view prohibits receiving anything that you don’t deserve. Her whole premise is that you only get what you deserve. If you do bad things, then you deserve to reap the […]