Resetting Everyday Rhythms

When January rolls around, it seems as if people everywhere are working toward big, lofty goals. They’re going to read more, get fit, and obtain career success all at the same time. However, instead of joining everyone in their pursuits, I often find myself pushing against such aspirations. Whether it’s fear of failure, skepticism, or just a hardness of heart, I resist the “new year, new me” mentality.

No Regrets Living

Life has some similarities to a football game. Our lives are broken up into 4 quarters with some people living in overtime. Like a football game, the goal is to finish well, assuring that you leave all you have on the field with no regrets. What can be easily overlooked is the purpose God has for each quarter.

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"But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you." — Matthew 6:33

Choking is a scary thing. When you can’t breathe, everything stops. Nothing else matters, only air.

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What Apple gets about discipleship

The things you’ve heard from me …, pass on to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others. — 2 TIMOTHY 2:2

Not long ago I was in the Apple store working on my iPhone. A young lady was helping me—she probably looked to be in her early twenties. While she was working on my phone I start talking to her about her job.

I asked, “Have you been working here long?”

Fluid and Flexible

Whenever the cloud lifted from above the tent, the Israelites set out; wherever the cloud settled, the Israelites encamped. — NUMBERS 9:17

How well do you go with the flow?
How flexible are you?

Planning is good. Making plans is encouraged. But what if the plan is to simply be ready? Such was the case for the Israelites.

The Israelites simply kept their eye on a cloud. Wherever it went, they followed.


All a man’s ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the Lord. — PROVERBS 16:2

One day my friend Don informed me that he had determined to begin acquiring businesses in related fields so he would be able to sell his customers more products and services – and be able to make more money. More sales can translate into more revenue, which usually means more profits.