In my own life I found that once I developed a mission statement that was broad enough to cover my interests and activities both on and off “the job,” my life began to make a dramatic shift. Decision making came
I recently heard a Jewish comic give her take on attending a Christmas mass celebration. She said that she was surprised that she knew so many of the songs. She was delighted that bread and wine were served to
Lessons Learned Confrontations at home and in the workplace occur every day, with many people learning the wrong lessons from them. For example, rather than concluding about a trying coworker that “Jim is just a jerk,” a better lesson might
What still fascinates you? Are you a jaded couch potato—being fed information through tubes—or are you out exploring, turning over rocks to look for something new? How could staying fascinated benefit you in your career? In your marriage? In your
Naomi, in the Bible, offers a vivid example of someone whose career path was brought to a fork in the road. Suddenly bereft of her sons and husband through death, she faced an uncertain future. Unaware of how God is
This concept of “remaining” is among the most challenging for me, a Wind/Fire, to write about, because I have little natural understanding of the value of staying in one place. Recently I calculated that I have lived in seventeen different
Only in surrender can we ever taste victory.
Star Spangled Banner Lyrics (As Edited by a Committee with Color Codes) by Laurie Beth Jones As a writer, I make my living with words. The bond between an editor and writer is akin to that of a priest and