Ladders and Reality

This past week I had the opportunity to spend a couple of days doing what I like to do best from a professional standpoint, and that is to share my business experience, strength and hope with other business people in hopes of making a positive difference in their lives.  On more than one occasion I…

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Jitters and Fear

Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” (NIV) I was working with a client I am coaching last evening and he shared an acronym with me:  FEAR=False Expectations Appearing Real.  Nothing leads to defeat or a life of average to less than average more than fear.  Fear is of the devil…

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Light Representative

Matthew 5:16, “In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.” When we make the commitment  to do our best to follow Jesus’ ways, He calls us to be a light to the world and it is impossible for us to…

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Slave

—for a man is a slave to whatever has mastered him—2 Peter 2:19 (NIV) I try to do ongoing inventories throughout the day as a quick check on who or what is driving my life.  If I am at peace and really cannot name anything that is bothering (i.e. mastering) me, then I know God…

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Note to self…

Luke 6:37-38, “Do not judge, and you will not be judged.  Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned.  Forgive, and you will be forgiven.  Give and it will be given to you.” (NIV) These simple words said by Jesus, when turned into focused deliberate action sure takes the friction out of my life….

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Are You Rich Enough?

Proverbs 13:7, “There is one who makes himself rich, yet has nothing; And one who makes himself poor, yet has great riches.” If you knew the world was going to end in 30 days what would you do in those final 30 days?  I’ve asked myself this question on more than one occasion and of…

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Idol Power

1 John 5:21, “Little children, keep yourselves from idols.” I was sharing with a group last night about the transformation that took place in my life several years ago.  The transformation took place in a very subtle way and happened without me really knowing.  Evidence in the transformation taking place appeared in my thought processes…

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Courage

Check this out…Justin Hines is amazing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwoUM8ETFfk P.E.A.C.E. jay@eaglelaunch.com

A pretty good ride…

John 8:32 “To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.  Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (NIV) At 6pm on this day in 1987, I came home from work on a Sunday and walked into my…

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Ants “just do it”

Proverbs 6:6-11, “Go to the ant, you slacker!  Observe its ways and become wise.  Without leader, administrator, or ruler, it prepares its provisions in summer; it gathers its food during harvest.  How long will you stay in bed, you slacker?  When will you get up from your sleep?  A little sleep, a little slumber, a…

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