Journal to See

  Journaling is the most powerful tool I’ve found for paying attention to my heart, and to God’s work in my life.   I am convinced that our struggle to see God at work in our lives...

A Work In Progress

I am trying to come to grips with my living room being in a state of utter chaos. Everything is all out of sorts. The majority of the furniture has been pushed together in the middle of the room....

Outside The Numbers

March is when most people give up on this experiment.  Their intentions roar in like a lion, but by the end of the month their word if they can still remember it -has gone out like a lamb. Who...

Writer’s Block

Im stuck in a Writers Block rut. I sit at my computer hoping to become inspired, but find I have been staring at the blank screen longer than Id like to admit. I have tried everything: getting up...

Fixer Upper

It has been said that what you see determines the direction of your life. If this is the case, then your perception of yourself can either propel you forward or keep you stuck in the past. The...

Measuring Your Growth

When my wife and I purchased our dream house, we brought with us something special from our old home: the trim from the doorframe of our kitchen. At first glance, it might appear strange to lug a...

A Work In Progress

I am trying to come to grips with my living room being in a state of utter chaos. Everything is all out of sorts. The majority of the furniture has been pushed together in the middle of the room....

Beyond Intentions

One of the most challenging aspects of the My One Word journey is moving beyond your good intentions. Chances are good that you want to change, and that this desire is genuine. You can want and...

Room To Grow

I wish I was able to cultivate my backyard into a spacious garden where plants thrive and flourish. However, somehow I seem to kill every plant I touch. My Black Thumb sends every seed six feet...

Tackling The Swing Set

Many joys and benefits come with fatherhood. Having a little one tackling you the moment you step foot in the door after a long day at the office. A snuggle buddy who falls asleep on your chest,...