#Improvment – it’s personal

“Friends, don’t get me wrong: By no means do I count myself an expert in all of this, but I’ve got my eye on the goal, where God is beckoning us onward—to Jesus. I’m off and running, and I’m not turning back.” – Phil 3:13,14 [MSG]

The Light Bulb Is Officially On!

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Feet don’t move unless thoughts are 100 steps ahead. Literally! I am convinced that if I don’t venture ahead of myself into the future bold and unafraid, I will stay stuck in the present and it will soon become the past. I’ll be scared and shivering like a lost puppy. Why? Because the world can be intimidating, people can be mean, and life can throw you curve balls. After you share out loud that you’re interested in change, and then make steps toward it, you may discover a lot of things begin to set themselves against your attempts to #improve. Especially if your change is a game changer.

“You just have to decide that a better you is more vital, and being trapped in a cycle is too expensive.”

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29 Years of Reflections . . . #Unique

Life Lessons on being #unique

“But you are the ones chosen by God, chosen for the high calling of priestly work, chosen to be a holy people, God’s instruments to do his work and speak out for him, to tell others of the night-and-day difference he made for you—from nothing to something, from rejected to accepted.” 

1 Peter 2:9,10 [MSG]

pr248616-78-2681226-1200x675-b-p-ebc0d7I think throughout history we’ve confused being #unique with a lot of things and called it names that are not to be affiliated with the truest meaning of the word. In fact, society has perverted the purity of who a #unique person is and how they are identified (in my humble opinion).

We’re fooled into only embracing mass fads, trends, life styles, diets, images, careers and the like because one or two people with money and influence decided this or that is what everyone should agree to be important and worth taking notice. (Crazy what will cause a person to take a side). Like a domino effect as we pick up the world and put down what sets us apart, many with the greatest of gifts and abilities stifle what they can bring to humanity for the sake of not being ostracized, rejected or left out. Continue reading