Obstacles

Last week during our one mile burpee challenge there were moments where we would hit a wall and felt like quitting. But just like I asked my swim buddy, “Why are walls or obstacles there?” Have you ever heard of the statement, “Ignorance is...

Convictions

Has anyone ever suggested to you that you should just follow your heart? Or maybe you think it is wise for one to be led by the heart instead of the mind? I love Jeremiah 17:9 which says, “The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can...

PERFORMANCE

Have you ever been around those that just try to show off with something they think is impressive? Or what about those who give you a gift or do a random act of kindness only making you feel they want something in return? Colossians 3:23 says, “Whatever you do,...

CHANGE

What would you say if I asked you, “Do you want to be the same person you are today a year from now?” 2 Corinthians 4:16 says, “Though outwardly we are wasting away, inwardly we are being renewed day by day.” In his book, Renovation of the...

Weekly Writing – ENOUGH

ENOUGH – Author and speaker, Brene Brown, is a world renown researcher on vulnerability and shame. She says many of us struggle with a the question, “Am I enough?” How about you? Scripture says, “If God is for us, then who can be against us?...

BREATHE

Pastoral counselor and physician Paul Tournier once said, “Everything that is worthwhile in life is scary. Choosing a school, choosing a career, getting married, having kids – all those things are scary. If it is not fearful, it is not worthwhile.”...

Weekly Writing – THOUGHTS

In his book, Unbeatable Mind, Commander Mark Divine asks his audience, “Are you feeding the Dog of Courage or are you feeding the Dog of Fear?” This makes me think of the character in the movie Wizard of Oz, the Cowardly Lion, and how his wish was to have...

Weekly Writing – EMOTIONS

If I was to ask you to write a letter to all those that have helped you in your life do you know who you would thank? Would it be teachers, mentors, friends, family? In the bible, Apostle Paul ends his letter to the Romans in Chapter 16 thanking all those who have...

Weekly Writing – EXAMINE

EXAMINE – Navy SEALS are all about challenges. One mile lunge walks, 1000 reps of an exercise or even a 24 hour walk in solitude. One may think some of these could be easy. Plug into your head phones and just jam to music all while the time passes by, right?...

Weekly Writing – FEAR

Happy Amazing Mother’s Day! Can I get a big HOOYAH for all the women in the world?! Did you know the two things we can control in life are our attitudes and our work ethic? My mother definitely instilled work ethic in me and I hope yours did too along with the...