Category: Soul Food

Connecting the Dots in Real Time

Connecting the dots. It’s easy to connect the dots in a coloring book. Simply follow the numbers and the image is revealed. It could be a sailboat. Or a dog. It’s so easy any 6 year old can tackle the assignment. The trail of...

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What’s Your Best Day Ever?

What’s your best day ever? Investing topic that came up recently with a few friends. They rattled it off without hesitation. I had to think about it a bit… If you’re a frequent reader, you know that I love making...

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The Beauty of Second Chances

I believe in second chances. Where the heck would I be without one? Nowhere. Exactly. Maybe whatever happened the first time around was out of your control. For instance, say your spouse passed away. Does that mean God wants you...

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5 Signs You’re a Good Listener

My Disciple Group coach told me long ago that people tend to open up around me. I took that as a huge compliment. As a group leader, one of the challenges is to facilitate engagement (on a deep, meaningful level). I attribute a...

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Why You Should Be The Ball

Be The Ball. The eccentric slacker and scratch golfer Ty Webb’s profound advice to young Danny Noonan in the slapstick comedy Caddyshack. It’s the tone-setting first scene. “There’s a force in the universe that makes things...

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Bridging The Gap With Trust

Bridging the gap. It’s an idiom used to connect two things, making the difference between them smaller. Sometimes in life there is a gap. It may be the difference between something we learn and applying it. Or, it may have...

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The Evil Lure Of Being Busy

Here’s the scenario: a friend asks how you are doing. “Busy,” you reply. Busy. Great! What does that really say? We’re all busy doing something, right? We all want to be busy doing good things. However,...

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Turning Pain To Gain

When Jesus died on the cross, there was a lot of pain. We feel His pain when we go to church on Easter. Lots of people show up that don’t normally attend church and we hear of Jesus’ life, death and resurrection....

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