Posts with the category “practical”

Parenting Like A Sherpa
by Leslie Ludwig on June 16th, 2021
Mount Everest, the earth's highest mountain, has two standard routes used by most climbers. Both routes present a number of dangers, including frigid temperatures and monsoon-category high winds. In addition, climbers have a limited number of months in the year to make their attempt, along with very tight time periods during the day to safely ascend and descend the mountain. But the most dangerous...  Read More
How Do You Sleep?
by Tina Ikemire on January 20th, 2021
In my study the other morning, I came across this entry on a blog I enjoy following, and it caught my attention because I don’t always sleep the greatest. I thought you might find the information below useful….Patti Horoho is a retired US Army Lieutenant General who served as General of the US Army Medical Command. Her job was to oversee the health of army personnel and their families — about 4 mi...  Read More
Something to Think About Today...
by Tina Ikemire on September 9th, 2020
A story from Yahoo! Life observes that :             “regrets dot the road of parenthood like billboards, displaying in big bold letters the               things you should have done, but didn’t.”While dwelling on the regrets of yesterday contributes nothing to a healthy outlook on life today, it is also good to learn what we can from past mistakes — so maybe others can learn as well.Yahoo! asked ...  Read More
The Garden
by Tina Ikemire on August 20th, 2020
Every once in a while, I come across a book that just hits you at the “right” time.    The Garden, written by Jon Gordon, was one of those books. As I was reading it, I kept thinking I need to buy a stack of these and hand them out to my friends!  So, if you are looking for a quick and easy read that has some tremendous insight, pick up a copy of this book.Until next time,Wes...  Read More
Much To Be Grateful For
by Tina Ikemire on August 4th, 2020
As many of you know, I love quotes. So often, I find an inspiring or challenging quote in my studies early in the morning, and it gives me something to “chew on” all day.  This quote by Charles Stanley is one of the latest ones: Gratitude produces deep, abiding joy because we know that God is working in us, even through difficulties. I don’t know about you, but I find that this is super timely! S...  Read More
10 Ways to Succeed with Zero Talent
by Tina Ikemire on June 15th, 2020
The other day I was reading some of the blogs I like to follow, and I came across Jon Gordon’s blog. Jon is a writer and speaker that has written several books that I and several of our staff have gone through. Jon writes in a way that is both easy to understand and very relevant for everyday situations. In his blog post, he shared some ways we can succeed with zero talent. The reason I liked this...  Read More
4 Ways To Help You Be More Positive
by Rachel Johnsen on April 16th, 2020
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10 Ways To Help You Live Normal When Life Is Not Normal
by Tina Ikemire on March 26th, 2020
Today, I wanted to share with you a great post from Dan Reiland. Dan is a great writer and leader. He is currently on staff at 12Stone Church and you can find his blog at www.danreiland.com.     10 Ways to Help you Live Normal When Life Is Not Normal I’ve been thinking about the stresses and pressures we are all carrying these days and attempting to focus on the practical things that help promote ...  Read More