Do You Want A Better 2019? Start Right!

Last blog I talked about “stopping the train” and taking a personal retreat. This is especially important at the natural pause points in life, like New Years. But exactly what do you do to maximize this time?  The first perspective is that it is time away, not time...

Do You Want A Better 2019?

It happens every year … after all the rush of Christmas, January is suddenly here. It’s a new year, and everything is about to start up again. There is this brief pause before it all kicks into gear and I am yearning to get away and get perspective, to shut down the...

Practical Steps in Discerning the Will of God

When it comes to making major decisions the most common bit of advice I hear is, “Just pray about it.” While that sounds nice and spiritual, that advice does not really help. You’ve likely been praying for months, but its still not clear what you should...

Emotions and Living in the Will of God

I was shocked to read that most executives make a hiring decision within five minutes of beginning an interview, based on what they feel. And its 50% wrong. They might as well toss a coin.   Much of the shock in reading this was the realization that I too have made...

Is There A New Way of Living?

Knowing God’s will has been a keen interest for believers for centuries.   You’d think we would have it figured out by now. But the answer eludes us. We are not sure. So we keep peering into the mist.   What if that is intentional?   Perhaps God wants us to search …  ...