The Raw Potato Solution

  Is there anything better than finding a simple solution to a difficult problem? We all have them, difficult problems that is. The frequent frustrations and battle fatigue that come with raising small children. The lonely corners of a marriage, and every marriage, even a really good one, has them. Politics at work, disillusionment at […]

My Superpower is Prayer, So Is Yours

What is faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? Prayer!   This is Pastor John. He’s a Christian pastor among the Fulani in northern Ghana.  He is soft spoken and seems very kind and patient.  I visited his village and ministered to the […]

Are You Feeling Weak? Here’s Why That’s Excellent.

  What do you do, how do you react when your strength isn’t equal to the task? Driving through a village in Ghana I saw this little girl trying to lift this large plastic container. It’s too heavy for her.  She’s too weak to get it up on her head and follow her Mom. But […]

Enjoying Thanksgiving Even If THAT Relative Comes

  Are you looking forward to Thanksgiving or secretly dreading spending time with a certain person who’ll be there? The Holidays mean family gatherings and that can create its own special brand of stress. Let’s face it, there’s one, at least one relative, in almost every family that tracks in drama when they cross the […]

Getting To Why Leads You To A Meaningful Life

  We all long for a meaningful life. Making it happen is like making good Holiday Fudge, you gotta have quality ingredients and the right environment. Then there’s the process. Assembling the tools, understanding the directions, and doing the right thing at the right time so that you get the desired result.   If only life were […]

Want To Hear From God? You Control The Volume!

Do you want to hear God’s voice more clearly? You can. It’s that simple. You and I control the volume. We have to turn down the outside noises.   The ambient noise level in our lives is in our control more often than we think. Sure there are lots of hours of the day when […]