I read a book recently. Regular readers of my blog know I am an avid reader, I even write book reviews!
This one though, it really got to me.
It is called Forward by Dr David Jeremiah. In his book, Dr Jeremiah makes an excellent analogy of driving a car to direct our lives.
I’ll let you know upfront, Forward, is a faith-based book. What I really liked about it is that he makes some brilliant observations that we can all learn from, regardless of our spiritual beliefs.
Continue reading “How to drive forward… and leave the past behind us.”
How many times has a fiery argument been lost and then the winner is proven wrong later?
In my younger years, I would vehemently defend a position, only to find another factor that I had not considered cut it down.
But lately I have become more considered and reflective in my approach. Time and the compounding interest of experience must be allowed to do their work.
Continue reading “Winning or Losing?”
Yes, it certainly has been a different kind of year! We have learned how much we need each other and those little unusual things about ourselves that we never knew we liked or thought we could do.
While this has been a year of testing tragedy for many, it has also been a year when many of us have dared to try things. Along the way, we have discovered that our boundaries were not really our boundaries at all, as we quickly rose above and beyond them.
Continue reading “Who Are You Right Now?”
These are tricky times we are in and I would like to share a few of my thoughts on real leadership and our responsibility as citizens at this time. I think we can all agree, now is the time for real leadership. We need to see it, feel it and witness it in action daily.
It’s a tough time to be a leader because in these uncharted waters, mistakes will inevitably be made as no-one in this life can see around corners and know what will happen next.
It is also a time of intense scrutiny of our leaders from families, businesses, communities and our entire nation. The cracks in character and resolve will be seen and right now, we can be assured that they will be noticed.
Continue reading “Are We Seeing Real Leadership?”