Blizzard Conditions

Blizzard Conditions

Good Morning, It’s March 13, 2019 and I am sitting at home in the middle of a blizzard.  The wind is howling, the snow is falling, the roads are a mess, visibility is close to zero, and over 1,000 flights have been cancelled at the Denver...
Beat the Odds

Beat the Odds

I have been reading a great little leadership book by David Sterns and Bert Jones called Leadership Proverbs – Wisdom for Today’s Leaders.  The book follows the pattern of the biblical book of Proverbs and is a great resource.  Of course, one...
When You Sit, Stand…

When You Sit, Stand…

These commandments that I give to you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children.  Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.  Tie them as symbols on your hands...
A Principle, Not a Magic Pill

A Principle, Not a Magic Pill

Good Morning, As we wrap up this series on the Principle of the Path, there is a reality that must be addressed.  The principle embodies a fundamental certainty about how life works. The best way to reach your goals and your dreams, and the best way to avoid...
What has Captured Your Attention?

What has Captured Your Attention?

Good Morning, This morning I want to add one more piece to the Principle of the Path, which as you know by now is: Direction – Not Intention – Determines Destination.  But what is it that determines our direction?   Over forty years ago I was...
Are You Asking the Right People?

Are You Asking the Right People?

Good Morning, When I was a young boy my family frequently went on vacations together.  As we traveled my dad would occasionally reach in the glove box and pull out a big sheet of paper.  It was all folded up and when unfolded revealed lots of...
Liberating Submission

Liberating Submission

Good Morning, One of the most liberating words in the scriptures has come to be known as a confining, restricting way to live in our society.  The word has taken on a negative connotation completely antithetical to its true intent. The word...
Rerouting…

Rerouting…

Good Morning, Several years ago, I was on a cattle round up in Colorado.  Deep in the trees and snow I became separated from the other cowboy wannabees and got lost.  I felt in control because  I am a man after all and do not need...
Don’t Trust Your Heart

Don’t Trust Your Heart

Good Morning, One thing that has always intrigued me is the question of why really smart people make some really dumb decisions?  Why do otherwise rational and intelligent individuals do some very irrational, stupid things? The answer is often that they...
Direction, Not Intention

Direction, Not Intention

Good Morning, I promised you this week I would let you in on what Andy Stanley defines as the Principle of the Path.  So here it is: Direction – Not Intention – Leads to Destination You might be saying: “I waited a week for that!”  I...