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If I could give only one piece of life advice, it would be this: Follow your own path. As a society, we have a cookie cutter view of what constitutes a successful life.  Society says that successful people make a […]

So many of us wonder, “What is God’s purpose for my life? What does He want me to do with my time on this earth?”  But those are not the questions that we are meant to concern ourselves with.  Instead, […]

I have many friends who aren’t churchgoers. They are all wonderful people – giving, thoughtful and committed friends – but church membership isn’t attractive to them.  And I understand what keeps them out of the church.  Many organized religions (my […]

Today I found out about a very interesting function on my iPhone. If I go into Settings on my iPhone, and then click on Battery, I am able to see how I have used my phone in the last 24 […]

In the Gospel of Matthew (6:25-34), Jesus encourages his disciples not to worry. Specifically, he tells them not to worry about their practical needs, like food and clothing.  Why?  Well, he argues that if God takes care of the birds […]

We’ve seen a lot of indignant people on the news lately. An indignant Supreme Court nominee.  Indignant U.S. senators.  Indignant activists.  Folks are brimming with righteous indignation because they feel that they have been wronged. So, to jump on the […]

“We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell We all start out life with ideas about what our life ultimately will look like. And […]

“Create a life that feels good on the inside, not one that just looks good on the outside.” – Author Unknown The older I get, the more I learn that your quality of life is not dependent on what you […]

This past weekend, I attended a family wedding. A lot of time and money went into this event.  It paid off.  The ceremony and reception flowed flawlessly.  It was a perfectly orchestrated event. We expend a lot of effort on […]

“Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.” – Mahatma Gandhi Society tells us that we should count our blessings. We should have gratitude journals and focus on all that we have.  And that is all good.  We should feel grateful […]