The Untold Story

Within each of us resides story after story after story of what has happened in our lives that contribute to why we are the way we are, why we do this or that, or why we are this way or that way.  Yet we often judge people based upon our assumptions rather than consider their … More The Untold Story

Friday Faith: It’s a great day to serve the Lord!

Many years ago, working at the support center for a great company, I started saying a phrase that caught on like wildfire:  “It’s a great day to serve the Lord.”  I started saying it as a simple response to the question: “how’s it going?”  I didn’t want to respond in a typical way, “Ok.” “Fine.” “Good” or even … More Friday Faith: It’s a great day to serve the Lord!

Upside-down turned right-side up: Make an impact

I hope, I think, our hearts have been reshaped and rewired, and our purpose has been reordered.  Out of this mess, this time of wondering, we have been thinking about our purpose and the purpose of our business.   The purpose we conclude is not to make money per se, but what we can do with that money.  It … More Upside-down turned right-side up: Make an impact

Upside-down turned right-side up: Turn the Corner

Now that we’ve grieved and accepted our situation, heard the counsel of wise people, become open to something different, and prayed through our situation, we can see that it is time to turn the corner.  Turning the corner is a way of saying making a fresh new start.  A new start with more wisdom and experience.  Experience … More Upside-down turned right-side up: Turn the Corner

Upside-down turned right-side up: Be open to something different

As I previously mentioned, on the other side of my losses I found myself doing something and going somewhere I had never previously seen or planned.  It’s as if God used my losses to push me toward something I had never thought of.  I was not open to it before.  In essence, I had to hit bottom to … More Upside-down turned right-side up: Be open to something different