Streams of 2019

Streams of 2019

Continuing with the idea of success, we shift from confidence to the notion of streams. In the business world, streams are currents of income that provide us with the ability to manage, maintain, and advance our lives (and businesses themselves!)....Read More
Delayed Gratification

Delayed Gratification

As a clinician I work with patients from varying backgrounds. One thing that reigns true across the board, though, is the struggle to persuade my younger patient population of the value in delayed gratification. For example, dedication and hard work...Read More

Confidence

The aim of our efforts and the pinnacle of our earthly journey is success. Our life goals and accomplishments hinge upon this concept, regardless of which derivative of the word (i.e. successful, succeeding, succeeded) used. Even though the appearance of...Read More
Distinguishing Santa Claus from Jesus Christ

Distinguishing Santa Claus from Jesus Christ

The children could hardly contain their excitement at church last week when the sermon made mention of Santa Claus. In reality, the message turned out to be very thought-provoking: Santa is not to be confused with Jesus Christ. The topic...Read More
Mirrors

Mirrors

Very few things in today’s world have a singular purpose. Spoons can scoop, hold contents, and stir. Plates hold food for consumption and can contain the heat in a pot that has lost its top. A mirror, though, is different....Read More

The Gift of Parenting

Parents welcoming their first child into the world hail it a gift from God. The second is described as a miracle and parents feel more comfortable and confident knowing they have been through the process once already. Yet, things are...Read More
Shattered Expectations

Shattered Expectations

Family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, church members, confidants, and those you want to draw closer are people you trust. These are the people who have either earned or gained access to the vulnerable places in your very being, not just access...Read More
Tag! You’re It!

Tag! You’re It!

The first time I skipped a rock across the pond in my backyard, I stared at its effects, mesmerized by the ripples. I remember wondering if the concentric circles would reach the bank on the other side. There was a...Read More
Stuck

Stuck

Abundance has a way of causing people to get stuck. On one hand, there is the abundance of good. Success, notoriety, blessings, and even happiness gives us a desire to never abandon that place of joy. On the other hand,...Read More
Light and Dark

Light and Dark

O Lord, I thank you for the light that shines from within! Help me this day to recognize the several points of light that shine within me: the light of faith, the light of hope, the light of love! Regardless...Read More