Have you ever heard the phrase “fake it til you make it?” Yeah, we probably all have. Have you ever felt like all you were doing is faking it? Or maybe just making it up as you go? Does that make you feel less than? Like maybe you are an imposter trying to fake itContinue reading “Fakers unite!”
Category Archives: Calling
Be kind, rewind!
It’s been a bit since I have let anything post to the blog. There’s a reason for it. For any of you born after 2000, I’m going to use some terms related to a Video Cassette Recorder. That’s a device that plays these things called cassette tapes that were the predecessors to DVD, which proceededContinue reading “Be kind, rewind!”
Look at me…You are the captain now!
Do you ever feel completely inadequate? No, okay, stop reading. For the rest of us honest people, I’ll continue. That feeling of inadequacy can be rooted in a lot of different things. Sometimes it’s because you’re not trying. Other times it is because you’re overwhelmed and you just don’t have anything left to give. InContinue reading “Look at me…You are the captain now!”
What have you got to lose?
Sometimes inaction leads to worse things than doing what you know is right. Sometimes doing the right thing feels like it would put you in grave danger. I would be remiss if I didn’t say this towards the front of this post. There IS a scriptural directive for all of us that profess faith inContinue reading “What have you got to lose?”
What’s your story?
I can still remember all the details about that day. It was war. The air raid sirens were going off. Buildings all around laid in disrepair. Bricks and windows smashed. Fires were smoldering in the ruins of what was a beautiful old city. Bombs were still falling from time to time, breaking the moments ofContinue reading “What’s your story?”
Lessons from Bad Leaders
Even bad leaders can teach you something. I could stop there, but I don’t know if it would sink in. It’s very easy to think that you don’t have to listen to someone if you are rooted in your thought that someone is a bad leader. Unfortunately, that’s just not true. From a biblical perspective,Continue reading “Lessons from Bad Leaders”
Winning and Losing
Let’s start off with something quick; I’m a nerd. This post is centered around a story from a TV show. Star Trek. Are you done rolling your eyes yet? I hope so or you may miss a really good point. If I had a better example to share, I would. But some of my examplesContinue reading “Winning and Losing”
Ok, I have to be honest. I have been thinking about this one for a while. I have also been struggling with just writing what I want. I’m afraid it may come off self-serving. But, the reality is, many people need to hear it for themselves. And my approach is very personal. So, yeah, I’veContinue reading “Margin Matters”
You are not all that and a bag of chips
Oh, I know the title of this one really shows my age. That was a cool saying once upon a time. Ok, maybe not cool, but it got said a lot. This post isn’t going to be a knock the wind out of your sails kind of post though as the title would imply. No,Continue reading “You are not all that and a bag of chips”
We recently did a funeral for an older gentleman that passed away in our church. I had seen him walking the halls. He had a very unique presence. He was very tall, very thin, had a walker, large thick glasses, and was almost always walking with his wife down the halls near our worship center.Continue reading “Legacy”