Reject the Rejection

People, circumstances, and situations will attempt to define your life, but don’t let them. When others try to build your life, they will always make it too small! In 1902 an aspiring young writer received a rejection letter from the poetry editor of the Atlantic Monthly. Enclosed was a sheaf of poems the 28- year-old […]

No End in Sight

Perhaps the most read Psalm is Psalm 23, and within that Psalm, we find these words. “Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid.” Note, “When I walk through,” if you know you can get through it, you can get through it! On a foggy morning in July of 1952, […]

Purpose Through Work

An old saying that has stayed with me for years is this, “Find something outside of yourself, bigger than yourself, that makes you forget yourself so that you can give yourself.” If our work drive is all about us, our aggressiveness we become abusive, we will burn out, and our self-sufficiency will crumble. However, if […]