Let's play a game: Fresh Look Friday

OK! Everybody up! Rise AND Shine!  It’s Friday – Let’s play a game. Come on. You know you want to. We’ll call it Fresh Look Friday. Have you ever heard of Pay-It-Forward? How about Random Acts of Kindness? And here’s one. Have you ever heard someone transform the words of Luke 6:31 which clearly says … Read more


When I was a little kid, I hated to hear my mom say “I doubt it”. That always meant I wasn’t going to get something I wanted.  As I contemplated the passing week, I realized, I’m still not a fan of that word. Doubt leaves some gaping holes in my armor. Misunderstandings that make me doubt my value … Read more

For less to do, use shorter paper.

OK everybody up! Rise and shine! Good Morning YAY! WE made it to Friday! What cool things will you do today to prepare for your weekend? How do you get from here to the weekend; what’s in your plan?  At work, at home, at play – well, first things first.  First we have to get … Read more

Good, better, best ….

Good, better, best …. give it a rest! We’ve all heard it, right?  Good, better, best; never let it rest; until your good is better; and your better is its best.  It’s Friday.  What if for today, we take a break from trying to do better. What would it hurt to assess what we’ve accomplished … Read more

Good, better, best

When was the last time someone told you, “You’re trying too hard” or ‘You’re over-thinking that”? Perplexing, isn’t it? We were taught way back in Kindergarten “Good, better, best. Never let it rest, until your good is better and your better is its best.”  Right? Remember?  Getting to best means hard work; it means effort. … Read more

Refining Grace