How to Live with Purpose and Balance

The Myth of Purpose and Balance as Opposites Purpose and balance messages scream at us from media platforms, as if the concepts battle to win allegiance to one lifestyle or the other. One camp urges us to do more and thus be more. Get busy and hustle. The opposition insists we…

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Top 5 Ways to Find Encouragement

Despite growing access to supportive resources, humankind seems more discouraged than ever. We connect via screens to thousands and still feel isolated. Innovations provide new ways to ease our lifestyles each year, but the harried pace only intensifies. In the disconnected, busy chaos of our existence, meaning and hope wither. Though…

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Fragrant Outpouring

"Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him. Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume;…

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Live Delighted: Redefining Sacrifice

To live delighted, we must reconcile the world of real life in which we don't always get what we want. And the means to our dreams isn't often easy. Sometimes our best path to life's potential involves sacrifice. How do we find joy in times of sacrifice? For a life of…

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Live Delighted: Plan Dessert First

Don't short yourself by living on the worst tasting emotions every day. Indulge yourself daily in joy. Plan for delight by setting it as a priority. Zoom out Dream God-sized dreams Hope beyond your fingertips' reach Plan to be surprised with the best Sketch your best outcomes Resist the temptation to…

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Optimize 2018: Successful Relationships

  Chocolates bulge from store shelves this month. Sale ads urge us to procure these sweet pounds to show our love ... or adopt as our own. After all, who would leave a lonely velvet heart to languish in the clearance bin next week? The pressure to sprinkle sugar, flower petals,…

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