I love nature and I love creating an environment where people and things can gather and be nurtured. Moments before snapping this picture I had just placed fresh water in a container that had water in it but it was dirty. These two squirrels almost immediately came to where the fresh water was and took a drink (you can see them in the top left window pane). Even as I’m typing this post a blue jay has come to the “well” to refresh itself.
This whole scenario took only minutes to unfold, but it’s message is both exemplary and eternal as it relates to our lives and businesses. Here’s what I mean: (more…)
It was back in 2001 or early 2002 when I first read the above quote and it angered me. Why? Because it called me out. The jig was up. I couldn’t hide any longer.
A mediocre life was not meant for me and I knew it. I was just too afraid to step beyond the status quo. (more…)
“How many of you have a personal mission statement?” That’s the question I asked approximately 30 grad students Tuesday evening. Not surprisingly only three hands went up. Here were grown ups pursuing a master’s degree and building a career, but to what end? (more…)
Today, after reading this post your life will never be the same. This post is a beckoning call for you to come out of the shadows of the past and go after the new thing. What’s the new thing? The thing that God is calling you to do…The thing that you’re afraid to do…The thing that you don’t even know what to do or how to get started. (more…)