The Lost Art of Good Conversation

The Lost Art of Good Conversation

“BEGINNING A CONVERSATION is an act of bravery . . . Feeling vulnerable is an act of gentleness. Bravery is an act of fearlessness. Without these two, conversation will never be initiated.” Once we learn how to string words together the world takes on a new meaning. Sakyong Mipham wrote THE LOST ART OF GOOD … Continue reading

The Chamberlain Key

The Chamberlain Key

Patience, puzzles, and problem-solving are the crucial to unlock THE CHAMBERLAIN KEY. Every story has a beginning and this one starts with THE CHAMBERLAIN KEY: Unlocking the God Code to Reveal Divine Messages Hidden in the Bible by Timothy P. Smith. Timothy P. Smith is an artifacts and antiquities appraiser in the family business and … Continue reading

Before I Forget

Before I Forget

WHAT HAPPENED TO restaurateur, magazine publisher, celebrity chef, and nationally known lifestyle maven B. SMITH? One day she was in the spotlight on television shows, negotiating book deals and then . . . nothing! What happened to B. Smith was early onset Alzheimer’s disease. BEFORE I FORGET: Love, Hope, and Acceptance in our Fight Against Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

Caught Between a Dream and a Job (revisited)

HAVE YOU EVER FELT like you are at a point in your life where you just want more out of it? You may or may not be content with your current career choice, but there’s something inside that just keeps nagging deep within your spirit.  CAUGHT BETWEEN A DREAM AND A JOB: How to Leave the 9-5 … Continue reading

Nonsense

Nonsense

How do you make sense, handle ambiguity, or embrace uncertainty? We make decisions everyday without having all the information we need – or even know that we need. NONSENSE: The Power of Not Knowing by Jamie Holmes explores how being able to “deal with what we don’t understand” affects how we manage uncertainty in our … Continue reading

Power Surge

Power Surge

 “The world has changed faster than the church, and now it is time for the church to catch up and learn to speak and act in ways that the world can understand.” The ways of old are no longer sufficient to draw people to church. POWER SURGE: Six Marks of Discipleship For a Changing Church … Continue reading