3 Sacred texts: Your Bible, your calendar, and your checkbook

“Show me your calendar and your checkbook and I will predict your future levels of success.” Those were the opening words of a pastors’ conference, spoken by a gentlemen who was responsible for the oversight of thousands of ministers worldwide. After the Bible, he said, the most sacred documents in a person’s life are his or […]

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You and your insecurities

If you’re like me, and most adults I know, your insecurities have evolved with you over the years. When I was a child, I was insecure about being too skinny. My parents and siblings traumatized me by calling me “Hallelujah Bare Bones” after a character in a book (sorry, family, for publicly calling you out […]

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How to smile at an uncertain economic future

Has the “Great Recession” taken a toll on you? Even if you still have your job, and your family hasn’t personally been hurt by our shaky economy, you’ve probably been affected by the financial woes of our time. The endless stream of discouraging news can extract an emotional toll from us, and leave us with […]

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