Positively Charged
Failure / God In Unlikely Places / Humility / Judgement / Listening / Perspective / The Power of Words / Wisdom

Positively Charged

While public speaking continues to remain the #1 fear in America, I am one of those strange people that actually enjoys it.  When an opportunity presents itself to do some kind of public speaking, I get excited rather than anxious.  In fact, I enjoy public speaking so much, I take time off of work so … Continue reading

The Gift
Approval / Failure / God In Unlikely Places / God's Love / Grace / Judgement / Perfectionism / Relationships / The Power of Story

The Gift

The previous week was definitely a Smashing Pumpkins kind of week.  As one of my favorite bands of all time, The Smashing Pumpkins are one of those artists that I can listen to over and over and over again and not get tired of them.  Their first 3 albums; Gish, Siamese Dream, and Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, are in my … Continue reading

Where is the Power?
Failure / Grace / Humility / Judgement / Relationships / Wisdom

Where is the Power?

It had been one of those days at work.   Constant interruptions from coworkers with things they needed my input on.  Interruptions from customers calling in with random requests.  Tasks that should have taken a few minutes took several hours because the software kept crashing.  Swarms of emails filled my inbox with various additional requests. … Continue reading

Becoming Good Soil
Failure / Humility / Leadership / Listening / Pain / Perspective / Relationships / Wisdom

Becoming Good Soil

“While you enjoy some great wisdom as a result of your relationship with God, I often feel that you take a position of authority in our relationship and advise and instruct rather than simply listen.” The truth can hurt.  That’s an understatement; the truth can hurt A LOT.  The above words were spoken to me … Continue reading