HOW IN TUNE WITH LIFE ARE YOU? HOW SMALL IS YOUR WORLD?

It’s easy to get so caught up in your own small world that you lose touch with what’s going onaround you. You become immune to the drama,the passion, the music, the excitement of life.The more immune you become, the less meaningyour life has. You miss the heartbeat of life.How aware are you that…..1. A child is suffering from hunger.2. Someone is experiencing a first love.3. Birds are singing their morning song.4. Someone with a broken heart is crying.5. A child is missing.6. A very ill parent is being admitted to the hospital.7. A young man is asking his sweetheart to … Continue reading HOW IN TUNE WITH LIFE ARE YOU? HOW SMALL IS YOUR WORLD?

WHAT ARE YOU WORTH TODAY?

You were born with worth.Right from the first breath that you tookyou had worth.It’s a giftthat all humans are given at birth.You didn’t earn it.You can’t earn it.It’s a birthright.That’s how you started your life.You can NEVER have less worththan what you started with.The only way you can ever have less worththan what you were given at birth is if you choose to view yourself that way.Your self worth is in your hands.If you choose to view yourselfthrough the eyes of thosewho don’t value you,you will view yourself as having less worth.If you choose to compare your worthto others whom … Continue reading WHAT ARE YOU WORTH TODAY?

YOU WERE BORN WITH A BAG FULL OF TALENTS

Here’s good news.When you were born you were givena bag full of talents.The talents inside the bagare uniquely yoursand are give to you to usethroughout your entire life.The talents are God’s gift to you.How you choose to use your talentsis your gift to God.Here’s more good news.Your purpose in lifecomes from inside the bag.You don’t have to search for it.You simply discover your purposewhen you find ways to use the talents in the bagto enrich the lives of othersand improve the world around you.That gives your life purpose.That’s your gift back to God.Emptiness in life comes when you fail to use your … Continue reading YOU WERE BORN WITH A BAG FULL OF TALENTS

THE NATIVITY AND THE TWO GREAT MOMENTS IN OUR LIVES

There are two great moments in our lives.The first one is the moment we were born.The second one is the momentwe discover WHY we were born.The birth of the baby in the nativitywas momentous.And he knew WHY he was born.Generally speaking, the rest of usspend our whole lives trying to discover the “why” of our birth….trying to figure out our purpose.Perhaps the answer can be discoveredby examining the nativity itself.Perhaps the answer has beenin that manger all alongand we never noticed.Something to ponder. Continue reading THE NATIVITY AND THE TWO GREAT MOMENTS IN OUR LIVES

GARDEN DREAMS

In my garden is a bench. I often sit there and dream. My dreams are my children. I give birth to them and nurture them. In them are my hopes for a better world…. A world where there are MORE WHO SAY IT CAN BE DONE and fewer who say it’s impossible; MORE WHO WORK TO CREATE CHANGE and fewer who sit on the sidelines;  MORE WHO WORK FOR JUSTICE and fewer who don’t care; MORE WHO LOVE and fewer who hate. I think every garden needs a bench   Continue reading GARDEN DREAMS