When I was in elementary school, there were 2 things I knew how to do well: state my opinion (even when I wasn’t asked) and do first aid for injured kids. Consequently, I ended up on the debate team, and I was also one of the first people who was called to the playground when … Continue reading The Power of Originality
Last week, an acquaintance who grew up in Shanghai, China shared a most fascinating piece of information: he had NEVER seen more than 4 stars together in the sky when he was growing up! He would look in books as a child and wonder why there were so many stars in the books, but not … Continue reading Time to head Out of Town?
Winning in life is not about meeting great obstacles and overcoming them: it’s about navigating the challenges of everyday living, with courage and determination, on the good days and the bad days. David didn’t defeat Goliath because he was a great anointed king-to-be. He defeated Goliath because he consistently defeated the predators that attacked his … Continue reading Is Winning really Complicated?
Our imperfection is one God’s greatest strategies against the enemy. God could have decided that when Jesus died and rose, all who believed in Him would instantly become perfect, but He didn’t. Why? Because our imperfections are some of His most powerful weapons against darkness. If we were perfect it would be all too clear to … Continue reading The Brilliance of Imperfection
Did you know that to be a witness, you are required to have SEEN something? One definition of witness is “a person who sees an event.” Another definition is “to serve as evidence of” or “testify to.” The term witness is legal. You swear an oath to tell the truth before you testify as a … Continue reading Becoming the Evidence
When you were a toddler, you went from crying to get everything you wanted and needed, to attempting to crawl and then walk. As a newborn, you couldn’t even turn over without someone doing it for you. But after some months you started trying to stand on your feeble knees. You fell. You tried again. … Continue reading Rock that Boat!
When I was younger and people asked me what I wanted to be, my answers were always one of these three: Accountant, Economist, Financial Adviser. This was very weird to people because there is no known history of such professionals in my family. My Dad is a Medical Doctor and my Mom is a Professor … Continue reading Sue Me, but I love Wealth and Abundance!