Focused on the Goal instead of Regrets

12-14I’m not saying that I have this all together, that I have it made. But I am well on my way, reaching out for Christ, who has so wondrously reached out for me. Friends, don’t get me wrong: By no means do I count myself an expert in all of this, but I’ve got my eye on the goal, where God is beckoning us ...

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What’s on your mind?

What ever you hold in your mind will tend to occur in your life.  If you continue to believe as you have always believed, you will continue to act as you have always acted.  If you continue to act as you have always acted, you will continue to get what you have always gotten.  If you want different results in your life or your ...

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Formula for Success

More on achieving Goals/Attaining success So here’s a cute little piece I found on “Success”.  It’s actually advice from the well known children’s book Winnie-the-Pooh on Success.  The stranger gives the animals ideas on how they can be successful. “What does the success formula taste like?” “Its not that kind of formula, Silly Bear,” said the stranger.  He took a sheet of paper out ...

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Can’t believe the month is almost over….

The last week of the first month of the year can be a great time to re-evaluate goals you’ve set for the year, and check in on yourself to see if you are still focused on achieving what you’ve set out/committed to do.  It is important to think regularly about the goals/dreams/aspirations you would like to accomplish in 2011 if you are SERIOUS about ...

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Day 20 – Daniel Fast

Ok… it’s day 20… yay!!  I must say I’ve never seen 20 days go by slower… lol… Seriously! I typically say time flies, but these past 20 days have been going by at a bit of a snail pace.  But THANK GOD… I made it!!! I am so happy to be in the 20’s yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!!!  I thought I’d share a few of the points ...

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Day 15 – Daniel Fast

Ok, very brief post tonight.  Just checkin in… and checkin out… I committed to writing a blog a day for 2011, and again just like last week (on the weekend) I almost forgot. I’ve really got to implement something that will help me MAKE SURE I don’t miss!  I’m not as young as I used to be and I am imagining that at some point this poor brain of mine will eventually fail ...

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Day 13 – Daniel Fast

It’s 3:30pm on day 13 and the STRUGGLE IS ON!!! I was diving home from a meeting this afternoon, and I saw a man in the car beside me sipping ever so gracefully on his Tim Horton’s beverage (I imagined it was a large tea, 3 sugars and 2 milks… just how I like it) And I wanted to reach through my car window ...

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Day 8 – Daniel Fast

Woo whooo!! I made it a week and 1 day! THANK GOD! Still feeling great, but for a moment today I actually forgot I was on the fast!  I finished doing a very challenging task this afternoon, that took a lot of my energy, and once I was complete I thought to myself… ‘ok… now what will I eat to reward myself’ (a VERY ...

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Ooops I almost forgot!!!

You know today I was hanging out with my family, doing the kinds of things you do on a relaxing Saturday afternoon… AND THEN IT HIT ME!!!…………. ‘I’VE GOT TO BLOG TODAY!!!’  It almost slipped my mind about my commitment to blog everyday for 2011 and I’ve gotta say that I think it was because it’s the weekend, and I was having such a ...

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