Tag: work

  • You Started Over (Right?)

    New Week! Time to START OVER! You Started over… didn’t you? Here is a look at how to “do Monday” to encourage, enlighten, and maybe help you plan better for next week. Today is Monday; the new work week is already in full swing. You’re at your job, doing what you do, looking ahead at […]

  • Leadership Lessons from My Dad

    In my experience, strong leadership isn’t something that we learn in a lecture or a classroom. It is something we develop through our experiences, challenges, and the examples of others. Some people are a great example of strong leadership, while others are equally valuable to observe for the benefit of seeing the effects of poor […]

  • Why I Love Mondays

    People ask me all the time why I love Mondays. I love Mondays because they set the tone for the rest of the week. Pastors across the entire country are building off of Sunday which is fresh in our minds, full of stories, feedback, energy, and ideas. Mondays tend to be very productive for me. […]

  • I Don’t Care if I Fit In

    Some things in this world used to be really important to me; now I have new priorities. I spent so much of my life stuck in a proverbial “Costume Party” trying to wear the right philosophical outfit in front of the right people. I’m me. I’m working continuously to be conformed to the image of Christ, and […]

  • Parenting: Being a Parent involves effort

    From the first few nights in the hospital room I knew I had work to do. My wife was recuperating, my son was sleeping wrapped in his blankey, and I was the guy hired to greet the nurses that came into the room every half hour or so. I would get up at night when […]

  • Pulling Weeds

    I’ll be fighting weeds until the day I die. I invest money, spend time in gloves and work clothes, seek guidance from the experts, but the weeds always come back. I don’t like them, I don’t want them, and no matter what I do, I can’t keep them away permanently. I shouldn’t be surprised: 17-19 He told […]