Mattering Matters

Knowing that we matter to someone else is a need we all share and one that when met produces pleasant emotions. With the realization that we matter in the life of another person comes the sense that we are valued, loved, known, included and wanted. Mattering is particularly important if that other person is someone that matters to you.

Being Fearless

Here are eight fear/worry stoppers as described by Max Lucado in his book Fearless; Imagine Your Life Without Fear: 1) Pray First: Inoculate yourself inwardly to face your fears outwardly. “Casting the whole of your care [all your anxieties, all your worries, all your concerns, once and for all] on Him…”(1Peter 5:7 AMP). 2) Easy … Read moreBeing Fearless

New Year Resolution

Anyone who has failed at past New Year’s resolutions knows that sometimes intentionality is not enough to make a lasting change. Often we need to figure out what is blocking us from being successful at what we want to accomplish and remove those obstacles. After some reflection, I wonder if I might be more successful at keeping my resolution this year if I first focused on removing some stuff that gets in the way: busyness, worry and resentment.