A Pep Rally for Lovers of the Holy Spirit!

The Call Went Out Two years ago, Pope Francis called charismatics around the world to travel to Rome to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal and Pentecost. (This means that of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics, he invited roughly 120...

Belief Could Be Standing Between You and Your Desires

All that’s standing between you and what you desire is belief. The first of 7 steps in putting the power of belief to work is to identify the essence of what you want. . . . Replacing a mindset of lack and hardship with a mindset of plenty and abundance is likely to beneficially spill over into many areas of life, including not just finances but also time and energy!

Darkness and Light

Let Peace Begin with Me. The first time I heard the 1955 song, “Let There Be Peace on Earth” (written by Sy Miller and Jill Jackson) was in1990 during the Persian Gulf War, when the US and other countries launched Operation Desert Storm after Iraq invaded Kuwait. I’m...

We Detox Our Bodies—Our Spirits Also Need Detoxing!

Body detox isn't just a fad; for many, it’s become a necessity. We’re learning that our world is filled with toxins, from food and water, cleaning products, and the air we breathe, including the polluted air that comes over from mainland China. It’s...

Is God Calling You?

  We Can't Do It All, and We Can Be Our Best In an earlier post, Serving God and Money, I wrote about a nightmare, along with some physical health issues, that convinced me to revamp how I steward the time, talent, and treasure God has given me. Scripture makes...

“Responsibility” is a Loaded Word

I was the oldest of five siblings and responsibility was so impressed upon me that my shoulders became a luggage rack. Try as I might -- and occasionally do -- I can't shirk responsibility. Still, I know that this weight of the world isn't really mine to bear alone. I...

Are You Putting New Wine in Old Wineskins?

A creativity tool makes changed the likelihood of goal fulfillment around the same time that I realized how physical, psychological, familial, and creative goals all related to the metaphor of not putting new wine in old wineskins or they’d burst!

Forgiveness is Your Key to Freedom

“Forgiveness is Your Key to Healing and Freedom!” Workshops: Ever wondered HOW to truly forgive situations where you were hurt and have lingering bitterness, anger, or grief? Do you need help to let go of past wrongs? Learn a valuable process for purifying your heart.