Living the Resilient Life

3 Ways Creatives Can Overcome The “Resistance”

In his book, The War of Art, Steven Pressfield introduces us to The Resistance, anything that would keep us from our creative endeavors. Several months ago, I met The Resistance. It was not a good meeting. This post is the first new material written by me in almost a year. For half of that time, I […]

Every Body Matters: Second Thoughts

This post is a follow-up to what I wrote in my Every Body Matters post. I challenged the reader with the idea that taking care of our bodies is an act of worship to God. I quoted Gary Thomas, the author of Every Body Matters: Strengthening Your Body to Strengthen Your Soul: Christians who don’t […]

Every Body Matters: (Do You See Taking Care of Your Body As An Act of Worship?)

I have long been interested in fitness and have enjoyed the process of getting into and maintaining good physical condition since the years I spent in the Marine Corps. There have been seasons of life where my commitment to fitness has flagged. I believed that I was too busy for regular exercise. In my current […]

On Reading

Do you read books? If not, why not? Do you want to lead well? It is a known fact that effective leaders are readers. I’m going to share thoughts by Tony Reinke. Tony is the author of a book called Lit!: A Christian Guide to Reading Books. In the book he argues for the value […]

4 Ways to Add More Time to Your Day

When the Christmas / New Years holidays are approaching, getting up and getting going is often a challenge. I aim to leave for work at 6:45. In reality, this is the way many mornings go: Before I know it, it is 7:00 – and I am just walking to my car. I live 1.5 miles […]