Recently I read a story about Christopher Columbus (1451-1506), who challenged the conventional wisdom of his day by choosing to sail west to reach the Indies rather than east, the way every other mariner had gone. That was a commitment that set him apart. He did not reach India, but his discovery . . . → Read More: Christopher Columbus
All of us have gone through times when the world has got you down and you are having a terrible, horrible, no-good, bad day. You are too tired to think straight, you’re in a big hurry, and you’re mad at everybody….
I have you been there . . . → Read More: Help!!!!
Last week we celebrated Mother’s Day, but as I pondered that I was challenged to consider my own role as a father and husband. It is all too easy to see what others need to do to improve, but harder to actually see where I need to do more work! Out of . . . → Read More: The Joy’s of Families
Every day as I drive down Mate’s Gully Road I am amazed by the resilience of the Australian bush. Just two months ago it was devastated by a bush fire, leaving a blackened wasteland of dead trees. Over this last couple of months we have had very little rain, but it . . . → Read More: Resilience of the Australian Bush
We live in a very fast moving world. We want everything NOW! We are reluctant to wait, it is too much hard work to save up, so we buy on credit. Therefore we should not be surprised that many of the young people I have spoken with recently have adopted this philosophy . . . → Read More: What are You Committed To?