Want to Live Longer?

Now that may seem like a silly question because the majority of people reading this would probably say -”Of course!”  Life and survival to live another day is a basic instinct hard-wired into our DNA.  God placed that drive in us so that we would live the life He has designed for us. If we…

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What is the Next Chapter?

Have you ever thought of your life as a book?  Sometimes people frame their lives as a narrative or a story.  Perhaps they see themselves as the hero of the tale or maybe as the victim.  But let’s imagine that when our lives are said and done, they represent a complete book. Think about it…

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Do Values Matter?

Values are important.  We talk about them in school, at home, in political circles, and even on a global human scale.  But how important are values?  Or maybe a better question is, when are values important?  Perhaps even still, the best question is, what determines whether or not a value is significant and worthy of…

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I Assumed You Knew

It has been a long week, working long hours with unexpected emergencies at the office, and frankly, you’re exhausted.  You are so very much looking forward to Saturday on the couch with an afternoon of college football.  As you gather your favorite snacks and beverages, you flip on the TV.  You are just about to…

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Has Your Mind Been Hijacked?

“Perhaps sometimes when I smell freshly baked cookies, my brain can’t think about anything else except getting one of those cookies.  So, I suppose it gets hijacked then.”  True, but I am referring to hijacking that actually impacts our ability to rationally process our thoughts. In a research study conducted with 520 subjects at the…

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