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We are definitely living in testing times when it comes to believing the content on all manner of platforms. Everybody has something to say, but is anyone saying anything worthwhile? What is GOOD NEWS? It’s the information which gives us hope, confidence, encouragement, excitement that everything is going to be ok. There’s way too much negative stories that do the opposite and this information is what headlines are made of. If you… Read More

What would you do with $7,200,000? There’s a classic parable that Jesus shared of a wealthy master who distributed resources to three of his servants. It’s as though the master knew the capacity of each one of his servants and he gave them different amounts of money to invest. To one he gave 5 talents, to another 2 talents, to another 1 talent. A talent (Ancient Greek τάλαντον, talanton ‘scale’ and ‘balance’)… Read More

What’s in it for for me? Community has all sorts of benefits and setbacks depending on the overall expectations of those who participate. Motivation is a big part, what’s the motivation for joining? Some join a community to take from the community. This is the person with very low interpersonal skills and has a one track mind, “What’s in it for me?” 1. They are known for taking but not giving back…. Read More

There’s no one that likes order like me, but order for the sake of order can be madness. The very idea of order shouldn’t suggest that everything looks perfect, nothing could be further from the truth. Order is about creating flow and the ability to move in any direction necessary to achieve something greater than ourselves. Order is not about having a clean desk as the end goal. Most of my work… Read More

For me to be that confident to declare that ‘All things work out for good’, I’d have to have resources and references far greater than anything this world can offer. At the young age of 58, I’ve had the privilege of bypassing real tragedy 🎭 even though I’ve felt like I went to the edge a few times. When I compare my story to others, especially my parents, my life has been… Read More

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