Category: Community

Walk It

I would much rather learn from watching a person's walk than listening to them talk.

— Jay Meyer —

I would much rather learn from watching a person’s walk than listening to them talk.  ~Jay Meyer Today, we continue our focus on the relational component of our Wheel of Life.   I believe a big reason for the world’s not so lustrous view of Christianity is that many Christians find God, they get saved,…

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Lending to The Lord

He who is kind to the poor, lends to the Lord and He will reward him for what he has done.

— Proverbs 19:17 —

Proverbs 19:17 (NIV), “He who is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward him for what he has done.” Today we continue our focus on the relational component of our Wheel of Life. The Lord not only tells us to love and help others, but he “wired” us to be a…

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Life Worthwhile

A life lived for others--is a life worthwhile.

— Einstein —

A life lived for others–is a life worthwhile.  ~Einstein We continue our discussion on the relational component of our Wheel of Life. The following is an excerpt from my book, In Search of PEACE: All throughout the gospels of the New Testament, Jesus tells us to love and give. The Twelve Step groups I was…

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SURROUNDINGS

If you want to grow in excellence, hang out with people who will challenge you. If you want to remain average, surround yourself with people who agree with you.

— Jay Meyer —

If you want to grow in excellence, hang out with people who will challenge you.  If you want to remain average, surround yourself with people who agree with you.  ~Jay Meyer Today we continue our focus on the relational component of our Wheel of Life. The following is from my book, In Search of PEACE:…

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HELP

You can't keep what you have unless you give it away.

— Unknown —

You can’t keep what you have unless you give it away.  ~Unknown Today we continue our focus on the relational component of our Wheel of Life. Any success I’ve had in my life has involved great support and help from other people in the community around me. In turn my continued success in these various…

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Relationships

Not everyone thinks the way you think, knows the things you know, believes the things you believe, nor acts the way you would act. Remember this and you will go a long way in getting along with people.

— Arthur Forman —

Not everyone thinks the way you think, knows the things you know, believes the things you believe, nor acts the way you would act. Remember this and you will go a long way in getting along with people.  `Arthur Forman Being fit from a spiritual, mental and physical standpoint is a real key in passionately…

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Counsel

Form your purpose by asking for counsel, then carry it out using all the help you can get.

— Proverbs 20:18 (MSG) —

  Nothing great in life happens by doing it alone. If you are trying to make the most of yourself it will not happen without surrounding yourself with wise counsel. Sometimes the most powerful three words we can say are, “I need help.” Who are you listening to? Who are you talking with? Who is…

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Walking With

The minute you think you have all the answers is the minute you begin digressing. The wisest people I know ask a lot more questions than they give answers.

— JJMeyer —

The minute you think you have all the answers is the minute you begin digressing. The wisest people I know ask a lot more questions than they give answers.

Joy and Company

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

— Mark Twain —

  On the flip side of that coin, misery loves company. Who are hanging out with these days? Do they bring you joy or misery? With all of that being said, there is only one thing worse than two miserable people commiserating and that is a one person commiserating with the committee in his or…

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Work and Wait

Great things come to those who wait but continue to work their butts off while waiting.

— JJM —

Yesterday I achieved a goal I set for myself a couple of years ago.  I completed a ½ Ironman Triathlon distance race twice in one month…so I could say I did a full Ironman (2.4mi swim, 112mi bike, 26.2mi run) in one month. This particular goal took me three years longer than I wanted because…

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