Don’t Be Afraid of the Underminers (Meditation on Nehemiah 4:1-20)

Have you ever had it happen that just as you are starting to experience some progress in life, then the critics, the mockers, and the underminers increase their sabotage?  Our own growth and development threatens the status quo.  When people are threatened, they push back and seek to undo our progress. This is the kind … Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid of the Underminers (Meditation on Nehemiah 4:1-20)

A Fresh New Word for Christmas

I confess, I always feel anxious about writing the December church newsletter article.  We’re entering the annual maelstrom of activity and merriment.  The Advent and Christmas seasons have two thousand years of tradition, music, stories, musings, reflections, and observations.  How can write anything that will be heard above the noise?  How do I say something new … Continue reading A Fresh New Word for Christmas

Read This Game Changing Productivity Book: The Bullet Journal Method

Every 20 years or so, a game changing productivity book comes along that becomes the gold standard. This is it. The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll Consider for a moment the gold standard books of previous eras: How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie.  Published in 1934, this book was the … Continue reading Read This Game Changing Productivity Book: The Bullet Journal Method