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Category Archive: Self Improvement

The Next Time You Feel Like You’re Having a Bad Day…

Prior to the movie, “Unbroken” coming out, I had stumbled on the account of Louie Zamperini and was completely mesmerized by his story – his experience as an Olympic runner, his 46...

Marley’s Ghost

Intro: Remember Jacob Marley? He was Scrooge’s partner in “A Christmas Carol.” He comes back to haunt Scrooge at the beginning of the movie to alert him to the fact that he will be...

August 26, 2014

I don’t know what it is about birthdays. When you’re a kid, it’s assumed that you regard that day with a special kind of appreciation, simply because that’s what kids do. The...

The Good Works of Tim Tebow

Can someone who’s not saved be “nice?” Can they do things that could be categorized as “good works?” Sure. At least from a human standpoint. But there’s more to a...

James Madison – Changing Your Mind Wisely

Prior the war of 1812, President James Madison had instituted some policies that weren’t especially popular, but nevertheless appropriate. Britain had yet to respect the new nation as anything...

A Tapestry of Tiny Streets

If you’ve never had the privilege of delivering newspapers at 3:30 in the am, let me describe to you the joy and the fulfillment that one is treated to as part of this experience. Upright at 2:30...

I Can’t Find My Keys

Keys. They can be the most exasperating little “jingle” in your pocket. They’re always there when you’re not looking for them, but woe to the person who’s in a hurry and...

Financial Planning When You’re Not, You Don’t, You Can’t and You Won’t

A Healthy Desire On one hand, you’ve got greed and a “love of money.” (1 Tim 6:10) On the other hand, you have a healthy desire to succeed (Josh 1:8) and prosper (1 Chron 4:10)....

A Position of Strength

Overcoming Adversity There was a time I worked for a guy who, although he was good to me, was the kind of character where if you were interested in securing a favorable deal for yourself, you needed...

I Despise My Own Life – How to Handle Depression

Sadness, Regret and Reflection With Robin Williams’ recent death comes a wave of emotions: Sadness, regret and also reflection. Robin didn’t die due to an accident. He intentionally took his own...