I Was Frustrated. Until…

There are many things in our day that we take for granted. A warm shower. Transportation. Opening the door to get into work. (I know, that’s a random list) I do each of those things everyday. Well, everything but open the door. The other morning, I arrived at work. I reached into my bag to …

Are You A “Swamp Thing”? Or A “River Liver”?

Michigan is the Great Lakes state. We thrive on fresh water. No salt. No sharks. No jellyfish. While we have plenty of fresh water, we also have our share of swamps. Recently, I was asked, “do I want my life to be like a river or a swamp? ” A River receives fresh water and …

Why Don’t We Pray More?

P.F.A.S. Those 4 letters have helped shape my life. They stand for Pray First Act Second. PFAS. I’ve been trying to lean into praying first, before jumping into action. I would love to say that I have it mattered. But, Uh…NOPE! I will say this, it has become more of a practice in my life. …

Planks And Proverbs

It is a new month! Are you up for a challenge? It is sure to benefit you physically, and spirituality. First the Spiritual part. There are 31 days in the month of July. There are also 31 chapters in the book of Proverbs in the Bible. How about joining me in reading a chapter a …

A Song That Only Went To #9, But Has A #1 Message

As I was out for a Father’s Day run, and heard the classic song, “Leader Of The Band” by Dan Fogelberg. It was written by Dan as a tribute to his Dad. The song, which climbed to #9, was released in 1981, almost 1 year before his Father died. It has become somewhat of a …

The Importance Of Listening To That Still Small Voice

Ever have that moment when someone pops into your mind completely out the blue? It happend to me just the other day. I have no idea why, but a friend popped into my mind. Whenever that happens, I try to send a quick message and just touch base. It is a good thing that I …

Running IS Universal

Happy global running day! A day that is worthy to be celebrated. On my run this morning, while at a conference, I snapped this picture to commorate the day. It seemed fitting, since running is a universal thing!! I’d love to see a pic of something you spotted on your run today. Please share it …