Christ takes the slums out of people, and then they take themselves out of the slums. Here's the how and why.
Nothing built on easy ground will last the tests of time
The same thing that is weighing us down, that we want to get rid of, may be what's giving us traction to move forward. Watch this video to see how.
Here is a wonderful song of listening, striving, and playing our part (no matter how small). It compares us and our lives to a symphony
In Love, perspective is everything. Here's my thoughts on why not to obsess over the negative rejections, and instead to focus on the 'Can do'
Traits are things that can become part of our character. Here's some I found.
The past can be great to learn things. Or a terrible place to get stuck. Here's some insight on how to keep going forward.
Have you ever felt yourself on the rocks on life, getting thrashed among the waves?Here's some encouragement.
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven
It's easy to see that bad in our lives. But there is so much that is still good!
Love yourself. Accept who you are. Because if you want to love your neighbour, the closest neighbour you have is... you.
It was a dark night, long ago. Things were happening faster than I comprehend them. To me it felt like the sky was falling in, caving like a roof with too much weight on it, not to mention an earthquake underneath. There was no where to run to, nowhere to hide. I had exhausted all my resources. It was all I could do to just hold on...
We make mistakes. That's ok. Here's some ideas of using mistakes to help us along, like wind to a ship's sails, of making 'birds' out of mistakes.
Today's world disrespects men all over the place. But that doesn't mean that men have to feel disrespected. Here's some ways a man can live so that he can still Thrive in a disrespectful world.
Everyone wants to be respected. However, today it is socially acceptable to disrespect men. As this is one of men's main driving forces, it can cause a lot of pain. Here's my thoughts on it, and how men see respect and how be a man thriving even without respect.
Integrity is very important, hard yet surprisingly easy, complex yet simple. And most of all, it's something everyone can do.
Sometimes it can be hard to press forward. Still, 'Don't give up. Don't you quit. Trust God and believe good things to come.' Here's a few hints on how to do so.
Has life ever gotten so hard and you wished it could somehow be easier? What if you could have your wish. Would you like it?
When we act differently in our personal life than what we make ourself out to be publicly, we only rob ourselves. Here's some ideas for not letting it happen.
Want to play the piano? Practice. Want to be ready for anything? Prepare. “If ye are prepared, ye shall not fear.”
Lately I have been struggling in various areas of my life, and I have from time to time questioned if I could actually make it. Will things get better, or will I have to continue down this hard path.
Acting ethical and morally starts with making good habits. Here are some ideas of why and how to create these habits
How does one endure to the end? And to what end are we trying to endure to?