Fridays at Alameda mean Celebrate Recovery because that's the night this incredible ministry meets. So, I dedicate this "Music Friday" selection to my CR family: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsA8qybks1M
Monday was June 25th. To most, that date is just another date on the calendar. Nothing special. Nothing noteworthy. Just another day. But not to me. June 25th is my son's birthday, and this year he would have been 17. If he would have lived. But he didn't. So for 16 years now, June 25th … Continue reading “Not Your Will”
Leadership and productivity expert Michael Hyatt recommends having a workday startup ritual - a set of routines that tell your mind and body that it is time to work. The ritual doesn't have to be long or complicated; it's just something that helps you get into the flow of your workday. Some rituals include checking … Continue reading A Workday Startup Prayer
I love this song and prayer... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMXlMfUJc4U
I recently attended an Eagles' concert, so I've been pulling out all my Eagles' CDs (yes, I still have CDs) and listening to them again this week. There's a song on their "Long Road Out of Eden" album about a relationship that's in trouble due to distracted and misplaced priorities. The song is called "Busy … Continue reading Are You Too Busy Being Fabulous?
This past weekend I read Jon Gordon's excellent book The Power of a Positive Team. In one section of the book, he lists some specific differences between being a team and being on a team. As you read through this excerpt evaluate your teams - family, workplace, organization, church, sports team - to see how … Continue reading Are You a Real Team?
This beautiful song was written and is performed by my friend Kevin Schaffer. You can check out more of his music here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtBxi-hXVWE