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Preview to Homeless Hearts -Read the Introduction

Homeless Hearts – Coming Soon For many years I worked on this book, Homeless Hearts. I’m still working–editing and rewriting. This isn’t a book about physical homelessness, but about the heart condition that keeps people on the street long-term and, ironically, the same conditions that keep the rest of us living with a homeless heart […]

Might be time to say, "I'm now moving out of my comfort zone."

Mediocrity in Life – Existing or Living Life?

Mediocrity, status quo, ordinary life. Whatever I call it, I don’t want to live in it. Many years ago, I struggled with the way my life looked. I dragged out of bed every morning, jumping on a hamster wheel of ordinary days, filled with the same things over and over – and over again. No […]

Good habits help with distress.

Habits – Hard to Form; Easy to Break

Habits, good and bad, take a minimum of 21 days to form. Given 30 days, a habit becomes more likely to stick. I used to be consistent with my posts. Somehow, I got out of the habit. I’m not sure why that happened. Taking on too many projects. Getting lazy. Making other things a priority. […]

#Breaking free from sin

From Slavery to Freedom-You Choose

#Slavery. Harsh word. Not all slave owners in history treated their slaves bad. Some loved their servants, and the slaves loved their masters. So much that even when released from bondage, the slave chose to remain in servitude to the master. Hard to believe, but true. The slave became a bondservant. In Biblical times, they […]

New Year's and Christmas background from snow

I am Hupernikos—More Than a Conqueror

Conqueror. A victor, champion, overcomer. An overwhelming force. I am hupernikos. I am more than a conqueror.But I don’t always feel like it. I love spring. After the coldness of winter, the beauty of the season renews my spirit. But then summer comes much too quickly, and I long for fall. With the first crisp morning, […]

Facing Disappointment

“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.”– Martin Luther King, Jr.  Disappointment Happens Has life ever disappointed you? Sounds like a no-brainer kind of question. Most days bring some form of disappointment. From the wrong weather to the failed dream, we face frustration and disillusionment of all types. The source […]