DIAL DOWN!

Our technological culture has transitioned from turning dials to pushing buttons to touchscreens to voice activation during my lifetime. When I think of dialing down, I think of the old technology for turning down the volume or turning down the heat. There is a tendency in life for the sound of the noise around us … More DIAL DOWN!

‘GIVE ‘EM SPACE – HERE COMES THE INTROVERTS! – Protecting Spiritual, Psychological, and Physical Capacity

Googling information about successful introverts, I came across such articles as “23 of the Most Amazingly Successful Introverts in History – There are many misconceptions regarding introverts. Here are some of the most successful introverts in history and how you can emulate their success.” https://www.inc.com/john-rampton/23-amazingly-successful-introverts-throughout-history.html I seem to be in good company. The collage at the … More ‘GIVE ‘EM SPACE – HERE COMES THE INTROVERTS! – Protecting Spiritual, Psychological, and Physical Capacity

HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW AND THE BETHLEHEMS OF THIS WORLD

My father taught by example. Unlike his number one son, dad was not one to stand in front of a group and orate. I only have one memory of him doing so. It was doing my elementary Sunday School days at the First Baptist Church in Waterloo, Ontario. Sunday School would commence with a corporate … More HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW AND THE BETHLEHEMS OF THIS WORLD

M & M’s – Music

Handling the normal stressors of life is in itself challenging. For many, adding the additional stressors resulting from a global pandemic turns everyday stress into mega-stress. I have been mulling over my management mechanisms for stress. In my blog I have been passing along some of my musings on managing stress in the series M … More M & M’s – Music

M & M’s – Movement

I have been meditating on my management mechanisms for stress. Handling the normal stressors of life is in itself challenging. For many, adding the additional stressors resulting from a global pandemic turns everyday stress into mega-stress. I have been passing along some of my practices for managing stress in a series of blogs entitled M … More M & M’s – Movement

THE THREE “Rs” OF OVERCOMING PAST SINS

Culture shifts begin with changes in thinking, followed by changes in values based on new thinking. I noted one such advocated transition of thought and cultural values during the time of President Clinton’s Impeachment in 1998 and the Senate trial in 1999. I started hearing statements to this effect, “A political candidate’s morality is not … More THE THREE “Rs” OF OVERCOMING PAST SINS

TRUTH AND HEALTH

All followers of Jesus Christ are meant to be ministers. What does it mean to minister to people? One possible definition is, “to serve people in a way that empowers them and enables them to live fulfilled and productive lives.” “The Elder, To the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth: Beloved, I pray that … More TRUTH AND HEALTH