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

A Matter of Perspective
Humility / Judgement / Listening / Perspective / Relationships / Wisdom

A Matter of Perspective

For many, the battle lines have been drawn.  The political beliefs that are deemed “right” or “good” seem very clear and anything that doesn’t agree with them needs to be opposed.  Many social media sites are no longer friendly places to stay involved in the lives of friends and family, but rather, have become battlegrounds. … 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

But I Don’t Wanna…
Approval / Grace / Humility / Perfectionism / Writing

But I Don’t Wanna…

I have a confession to make.  I don’t actually like writing.  It’s tedious, time consuming, and requires seemingly endless editing.  Agonizing over finding just the right words to convey the desired message, or just the right metaphor to describe something can be headache-inducing.  Then there are issues of order, flow and organization – the constant … Continue reading