A young athlete raised his hand and answered, "I want to be the best!" The coach quickly responded, "Let 'BEST' be in the hands of history and let 'BETTER' be in the hands...of YOU." The young athlete erased his smile then dropped his head. Why did he drop his head? I know you're already figuring … Continue reading Mile 127: When we say mind-body connection, what do we mean? Learn our 4 perceptions of thought that guides into a clearer self-awareness!
We are dealing with another mass shooting in America. While political pundits are sending thoughts and condolences and asking for some sort of gun policy, I'm asking a deeper question - Why is there evil in the world? Why, if God is all powerful, does evil persist? In this post I'm inviting you into a … Continue reading Mile 127: What draws us so far into evil? Is it God’s fault? (my musings after the shooting in Pittsburgh)
"What a leader needs to have is not a set of rules but a good method of analyzing the situation in which he [or she] must act. If the analysis is adequate, a way of dealing with the situation will suggest itself." - George C. Homas (sociologist) In today's environment we have to prepare our … Continue reading Mile 126: What perspectives do you have about these TWO social observations being captured in America’s culture today? Here is mine…
Every morning we get up and we often allow any thoughts to enter into our minds. We think "I don't want to see _____ today!" "I don't want to do ______ today!" "I have to go out in this weather?" While all those thoughts may be true, they definitely aren't beneficial for our mental health. … Continue reading Mile 126: This is a simple understanding for why priming your mind in the morning is important and a guideline for what it could look like
Your work of righteousness is not so that you can get closer to God, it's for you to get closer to others. I could leave this post with that thought and feel fine about it but since I still want to learn how to write better... The backdrop of all the divisiveness (i.e. politically, ethnically, … Continue reading Mile 126: My thoughts towards the Body Of Christ in the midst of our societal divisiveness. Do you see it this way too?
One night at bedtime, a young girl asks her father a strange question, "Daddy, what's a story?" Bending his head to the side, taken aback he stares at her piercing eyes. She's serious. "Well honey, a story is...uhhh...well...you see mommy's and daddy's room down the hall?" he points out of her bedroom door at their … Continue reading Mile 125: This short story will touch your heart and broaden your perspective on being a leader