In Control of Our Time

Sooner or later, we wake up one morning and realize we’re not in control of our lives. We abruptly realize that God is in control, and sometimes we don’t like what He allows to happen in our lives or in the world. That isn’t to say our decisions are not … Read more…

Do We Need to be The Little Red Hen?

Picture The Little Red Hen from old English folklore with someone else’s guilt trips on her head as well as her own! I was always busy and active, probably too busy for my own good. In her defense I can say The Little Red Hen got to eat the bread … Read more…

Feelings Make Us What We Are

Feelings, good or bad, make us what we are, make us human. That said, I strongly disagree with those who insist that members of the animal kingdom do not have any feelings. They do, as anyone who has truly observed cats, dogs, horses, elephants and other “creatures” can testify. Not … Read more…

Sometimes We Just Have to be Assertive

The older we get, the more assertive we have to be, though like everything else, it can be easier said than done. No one likes being treated like a doormat but if you once let people get away with it, they will continue their master-slave relationship with you, no matter … Read more…

Obstacles Are Much More than Challenges for Us to Handle

Life is full of obstacles, so I don’t think I’m the only person who is tired of being told there’s no such thing as an obstacle, that everything should be considered a challenge. If I hear that one more time myself, I may scream. The truth is life is indeed full … Read more…

Walk Tall in Your Authority

Walk tall in your authority might seem to be a directive aimed at women, since most guys are born with “authority” (at least as perceived by human beings) or a desire to take charge. And for some men, that’s a good thing. They are able to take over in any … Read more…