Soda is the most-consumed beverage in the U.S. This is frightening because soda is a severe health hazard. Soft drinks increase the risk of obesity, kidney and heart problems, and stroke, to name but a few. The solution? Water. Yes, I know, good ole H2O is not sexy. You might say that it is downright … Continue reading This Wonder Drink is Amazing!
My Granddad often said the quality of one’s friends was the single-best indicator of the quality of one’s life. Granddad had a three-tier model for the things that bring us joy. Granddad believed that things like money, power, security, a nice house or car were deceptive “middlemen” – things that we often mistake for happiness … Continue reading Friendship: The Best Part of Life
This is a post-game speech by Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, who is battling leukemia. Notice what Coach Pagano says: “You refused to live in your circumstances and consciously chose to live your vision.” Powerful. “You refused to live in your circumstances and consciously chose to live your vision.” All of us have circumstances. … Continue reading Live Your Vision, Not Your Circumstances
Happiness is not inherently complicated, but we frequently make it so. We exhaust ourselves pursuing money, respect and acceptance; when what we truly crave is joy, love and connection. We often waste months of our lives — if not years — trying to be someone else. Someone we think our spouse, peers or pastor desire … Continue reading Authentic Happiness