Someone’s Watching?

Driving down the highway, you’re moving faster than the flow of traffic, when suddenly you notice a police car off to the side of the road.  Immediately you put your foot on the brake pedal and your mind goes through a checklist: Am I speeding? Did I use my turn signal? Have I done anything […]

You Need Professional Help

 You need professional help!  Depending on the context, you might take offense at that statement or be grateful for it.  Say, for example, after you pour out your heart to a close friend about a current relationship, he or she responds by saying you need professional psychiatric help: you might be offended.  On the other […]

The State Of Humanity Address

  What is the state of humanity In the early years of the 21st century? Each January the president of the United States gives the state of the union address.  This speech describes the current situation in our country and world, and outlines a vision and plan for the future.  With that in mind let’s assess […]

I Resolve To…

 The beginning of a new year is a good time to pause and reflect. What was 2006 like for you? What was good and what was difficult during the last 12 months? How have you grown and changed during the year? Taking just a few minutes to think back and remember is always profitable. The […]

“I will call you back as soon as possible”

“At the sound of the tone, please leave your message and I will call you back as soon as possible.” How many times have you heard that message? Maybe you even use a statement like that for your voice mail message. The next time you get a message like that one, use the opportunity to […]

Going To Jail

 I went to jail today. Entering the booking area where you make your phone calls and await a decision about whether bond can be set is when reality begins to sink in if it didn’t while being searched in the garage holding area. Walking through sets of doors where the first needs to be closed […]

What Role Does God Play?

In my previous post, Resolving To Be Desperate, I ended with the following statement and question. “Maybe it would help to consider the importance of this year from the perspective of the end. What change will you regret most if you don’t make it 12 months from now? … Would you be more motivated if […]

Resolving to be desperate

The new year is upon us and in conjunction with that turn of the page on the calendar many people set some kind of formal or informal resolutions for the new year. While some are still determining those goals, others have already given up on achieving their short lived dreams of change for 2006. Why […]