SHAKY CONNECTIONS?

LIFESTYLE

Yesterday, over 4.7 billion users experienced over six hours of a social media outage – which caused many of us fluster and frustration. WHY? Well, primarily, it is the way that ALL of us feel in some shape, form or fashion – CONNECTED. The fact that the loss of connectivity on a platform that we […]

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MINDFULNESS MATTERS!

LIFESTYLE

DO YOU HAVE 2 MINUTES? NO, NOT FOR ME – FOR YOU! Take two minutes out of your time and focus on the NOW. It is rather difficult because we are so overcome with distractions. In this very moment, your text message just sent you an alert. No sooner than you can open that, someone […]

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2 0 2 1 :: WHEW!

LIFESTYLE

Well, WE MADE IT! 2020 served up a pretty interesting deck of cards completely beyond our control. We took some heavy hits and major losses. Many of us are in recuperation mode, pulling the broken pieces together the best way we can. Much is inexplainable. However, we are HERE in 2021 to talk about those […]

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AVOIDING BURN-OUT

LIFESTYLE

My Friends!! I am excited to announce the new launch of Youth Ministry 3.6.5, a collection of eCourses that will re-ignite Youth Leaders across the globe! The first session is “How To Avoid Burn-Out In Youth Ministry”. Check out the eCourse when you have a moment! While developing the Youth Ministry 3.6.5 eCourse, I was impressed to […]

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LET’S TRAVEL!


LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL

Up – Up – Up and AWAY! I grew up in a military household and traveling was a part of my life by default. As I matriculated through life, I realized that travel was something I truly enjoyed and ultimately wanted to do – all the time. Well, let’s be clear. Time brings about changes […]

September 28, 2018

I NEED A DRINK!


LIFESTYLE

The key to dominating a healthy glow is directly connected to what is happening on the inside of your body? Eating healthy is a choice and certainly it is one that you must be mentally prepared to make. Like most of you, my average favorite dish usually includes something buttery, something sweet, something salty, or […]

June 8, 2018

BUILD BRIDGES – TEAR DOWN WALLS


LIFESTYLE

In the political arena, one of the resounding tones have been about “building the wall”. Have you ever seen so much effort into building something that is designed to divide a class of people? The focus is centered on division, more than the explanation of protection. Sad, to say the least. Now I imagine that […]

June 7, 2018

F.O.C.U.S (Follow One Course Until Successful)


LIFESTYLE

FOCUS. This five-letter word is all based on perspective and perspective. Normally, we are instructed to “stay focused” when there is a task at hand that we have been asked to complete and distractions consume our time and energy. Real truth. I love going to my opthamologist. Not only is the conversation refreshing, but I […]

May 25, 2018

THERE IS MONEY IN MY LUNCH BOX


LIFESTYLE

Are you saving more than you are spending? Or is it the other way around? You have goals, but are you willing to make the necessary sacrifices to fund them? Some goals cannot be attained without money and it’s frustrating when you do not have it. Word to the wise: Assign “jobs” to your money […]

May 18, 2018

FINDING BEAUTY IN THE MESS


LIFESTYLE

I was at home from work on a snowy Memphis day and tuned into a message of power that was being preached by Bishop T. D. Jakes. He was intelligently motivating the congregation to envision progress in the midst of mess as he stood on a roof, showcasing rubbish, and proclaiming it to be the […]

May 17, 2018

MONEY – WHERE ARE YOU?


LIFESTYLE

I am excited to be in the land of the living with another opportunity to spread a delightful word of knowledge! So, the tip for today is to INVEST WISELY!! Ever wonder why we make good money and still never seem to have enough? What is your emergency fund looking like? Or better yet, where […]

May 15, 2018

GO AFTER LIFE!


LIFESTYLE

Hello there! Although life may not always serve the greatest stack of cards, I guarantee that no one wakes up wanting to be average – well, at least I don’t! Make today exceptional! Embrace the truth of your past and MOVE FORWARD. Forgive yourself and also forgive others. This will create an amazing life story. […]

May 15, 2018