Will You GO in 2022? 

Will You GO in 2022? 

Should I stay or should I go? It was a 1982 punk rock song by the Clash. It originally never made it to the top of the charts until it was re-released as a Levi commercial in the 1990s and subsequently was re-released in 1991 making the Rolling Stone’s 500 greatest...

What Lasting Gift Will You Give this Christmas?

What Lasting Gift Will You Give this Christmas?

A few years ago when I was in the Philippines, I marveled that they had Christmas ornaments and trees already in the stores in August. Have you started thinking about what to buy for your loved ones this Christmas? Trust me; the retailers have given it lots of...

Cultivating: Key Choices that Matter

Cultivating: Key Choices that Matter

Several months ago, I attended and spoke at a national conference at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. While I was attending my event, the annual and hugely popular Disney Convention, D23, was also happening simultaneously. It was apparent. Disney fans are...

The Creative Explorer

The Creative Explorer

In 1843, John C. Fremont, an explorer (and the namesake for the junior high school I attended), set off to explore the unknown once again. He had just returned from an expedition to Wyoming but was driven to see what was then called Oregon Country. He ended up...

The Determination of Creative Women

The Determination of Creative Women

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, What Women Artists Knew About Work,  Mason Currey cites Harriet Beecher Stowe’s ("Uncle Tom’s Cabin") letter to her sister-in-law with these words... “Since I began this note, I have been called off at least a dozen times...

Abundance in Sorrow: God’s Never Ending Love

Abundance in Sorrow: God’s Never Ending Love

November is the month that Americans pause to give thanks for our abundance. We have much in this country to be thankful for and our freedom to pray and read the Bible is our most important one. For many people, this year has been a year of tragedy and uncertainty as...