The Value of Focus

By |October 27th, 2018|Categories: Goals, Intentional Living|

I don’t know if it just me, but it seems like the opportunities to get distracted have multiplied. Things like the internet, which gives access to unbelievable amounts of research, can become a distraction by chasing one article after another – often getting “hooked” and off target. Or perhaps it’s social media and following the [...]

Mindset: The Lies that Bind

By |August 1st, 2018|Categories: Mindset|

Are Your Beliefs Hindering Your Growth? “Who do you think you’re kidding?  You’re never going to figure this out!”  There it was again: an old mindset.  I’d been working on a tech-related issue with my website and based upon experience, I knew that once I figured out the problem, it was going to be simple [...]

Ready to Quit?

By |March 10th, 2018|Categories: Goals, Mindset, Reframing|Tags: , |

Starting any endeavor typically involves dealing with challenges. These can be mundane tasks, technical learning or just learning how to do something effectively and trying and re-trying until it works. Somewhere along the way we all feel like quitting. Quitting the activity or even the dream. This has happened to me numerous times. Most recently I [...]


By |March 10th, 2018|Categories: Mindset, Thought life|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever wondered how important hope is for your life? The Bible places hope alongside faith and love in the first book written to the Corinthian church. It states, “Now remains faith, hope and love. The greatest of these is love.” It is easy to see how important having faith and love is for [...]

Distracted at work? Try these 3 tips to stay on track!

By |May 6th, 2016|Categories: Intentional Living, Priorities, Thought life, Time management|Tags: , , , , |

We’ve all been there. You sit down to work on a project and your mind is thinking about a number of other things. It may be upcoming meetings, a difficult discussion you just had, or what you’ll be doing this weekend. Whatever it is, you are not fully present and you need to be. Add [...]

Is Your Life Hectic?

By |September 24th, 2015|Categories: Christian Life, Intentional Living, Relationships, Time management|Tags: , , , , |

My wife and I recently re-purposed a large deck box in order for her to create a separate space for her potting supplies and in the process of doing so, we realized that not only did we create breathable space in our shed, we simplified things. Keeping it simple. As I pondered this I thought [...]