The End of The Daily?

What!?!? The end of the daily? Only in email form... we are moving to an exclusively Instagram format. Why you might ask? We want to present an easy to read and digestible format. For most people the previous format was a bit long. And while feedback has been good in terms of content, the length... Continue Reading →

Your Past

“In a futile attempt to erase our past, we deprive the community of our healing gift. If we conceal our wounds out of fear and shame, our inner darkness can neither be illuminated nor become a light for others.” ― Brennan Manning, Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging Instead of wishing your past... Continue Reading →

Consistent Self Control

People often use a variety of terms for self-control, including discipline, determination, grit, willpower, and fortitude. Psychologists typically define self-control as: • The ability to control behaviors in order to avoid temptations and to achieve goals• The ability to delay gratification and resist unwanted behaviours or urges• A limited resource that can be depleted Interestingly,... Continue Reading →

How Do You FEEL?

Use the wheel chart to help you "feel, deal and heal" the areas where your emotional life goes off center. "What's the matter?" ... "Oh... nothing." "No, really, what's up, you're quiet all of a sudden..." " No really it's nothing." " I know something is wrong... just tell me..." " Well... ok... I guess... Continue Reading →

Affliction and Thanksgiving

Way back in the book of Hosea, in Verse 5:15, it says "... in their affliction, they will ernestly seek Me." Affliction is a natural element of human existence. It will not be escaped. The big problem with affliction often is, that we may think in times of affliction that we are alone, and that... Continue Reading →

What Matters Most?

From achievement and adventure to wisdom and wonder, not to mention kindness, innovation, and professionalism, values are those things you deem important in life. Expressions of what you care about, they profoundly inform what you pursue day to day, year to year. In so doing, they fundamentally shape the trajectory of your whole life. Whatever values you subscribe... Continue Reading →

Grieving – A Process

The 5 Stages of Grief & Loss - Grieving is a Process, not an Event. The 5 stages of grief and loss are: 1. Denial and isolation; 2. Anger; 3. Bargaining; 4. Depression; 5. Acceptance. People who are grieving do not necessarily go through the stages in the same order or experience all of them.... Continue Reading →

All is Grace

“My message, unchanged for more than fifty years, is this: God lovesyou unconditionally, as you are and not as you should be, becausenobody is as they should be. It is the message of grace…A gracethat pays the eager beaver who works all day long the same wagesas the grinning drunk who shows up at ten... Continue Reading →

Does Life Owe You Something?

We live in a culture that barrages us with images of a life that all smart, attractive, successful, or otherwise good people are entitled to live. It’s a life of wealth, great sex, physical beauty, perfect careers, adoring relationships, great health, abundant comfort and lots of blissful photos online to prove it. Because of this,... Continue Reading →

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