December 19, 2015

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. (African proverb) We’ve all had times when we really wanted to do something by ourselves because having someone else along would slow us down. That happens too often in today’s...

December 18, 2015

How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, His precepts! (Benjamin Franklin, early American statesman, inventor, and author) Christmas is just one week away now, and we’re hearing more and more Carols and messages about the Christ Child...

December 17, 2015

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. (Tony Robbins, self-help author) Expressing the same idea, a film some years ago was titled, “Decision determines destiny.” Another way of putting it might be “Choices have...

December 16, 2015

To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time. (Leonard Bernstein, late noted composer and conductor) Bernstein’s first criterion is well accepted, no doubt. To accomplish anything of worth, you surely need to...

December 15, 2015

Whatever leisure time we are able to invest in relationships is time well spent. (Charles Swindoll, pastor and author) Life is so busy for many people that they don’t seem to have time to establish close relationships. They work with or for...

It’s Good to Have a Check-in Point

By: Lynda Shadel When I walk with Wally and Charlie they run here and there, ahead of me, and out of sight much of the time. We have an understood check-in point that is the Forgiveness Tree. If they are not waiting for me, they will come running...

Oh No! Raining on the Homeless

Getting it wrong: According to KCBS radio, a church in San Francisco installed a sprinkler system that turned on every 30 minutes at night to drive away the homeless. Getting it right: Treat people the same way you want them to treat you...

December 14, 2015

The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it. (Napoleon Bonaparte) That statement seems to be rather cynical, doesn’t it? Of course, if you never make a promise or commitment, you’ll never fail to keep it. It used to be that a man’s word was...

December 13, 2015

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers. (Michael Korda, editor and author) We often think that great leaders are men and women of vision, and we may suppose that the strategy of forward-thinkers involves intricate means for...

Subscribe to our Newsletter!

Get the latest news and updates directly in your inbox! Just enter your email address below: