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Satisfied

I have been thinking about what it means to be satisfied. Being satisfied is similar to being content: “satisfied with what one is or has; not wanting more or anything else.” I started thinking about my own personal satisfaction after I bought a new computer and started consolidating all of my photos on my Apple…

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Servant Leadership 101

Everything I learned about servant leadership I learned from serving children who have incarcerated parents. For the last fourteen years, I have had the privilege of developing unique, faith-based social service programs at the Peacemaker Family Center in Miami, Florida. The most challenging program that I have helped develop and one that is also close…

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Make Room for a Miracle

“One day Elisha went to Shunem. And a well-to-do woman was there, who urged him to stay for a meal. So whenever he came by, he stopped there to eat. She said to her husband, “I know that this man who often comes our way is a holy man of God. Let’s make a small…

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Moving Forward With Vision

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau A few days ago, my husband and I visited Flamingo Gardens, the oldest botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary in Florida. As we walked around, we were mesmerized by the gigantic Cluster Fig Tree. It is the largest tree in…

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Running In Time

I am traveling this week and thought I would repost this article from December 2012. “In today already walks tomorrow.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge Have you ever felt like you were running out of time? I have. I thought I was running out of time on on December 30, 2012. The last day that RF…

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Launching Your Big Idea

“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin…” Zechariah 4:10 On Sunday, January 20, 2013, I launched a Big Idea–my first book “THRIVE!” I have such a feeling of gratitude when I think about all that has happened from the time I started writing that book until today.…

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Build Your Dreams

“Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5 NLT) One of the benefits of getting older is getting wiser. One of the areas I am getting wiser about is who I…