Transform: Blessed Are Christian Business Owners Who Mourn

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(The following was originally published at In Matthew 5:4, Jesus says –“Blessed are those who mourn,         for they will be comforted.” How on earth does this apply to business? After all, it seems counterintuitive that a Christian business person would have a mournful spirit. Of all people in the world, we should be the most…Optimistic Joyful Positive Energetic Hopeful…people in the world. When I talk about us BEING mournful in spirit, I mea … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 94: Life Purpose Coaching 31 – Interrupted Lives


[display_podcast] My sweet 38-year-old daughter was struck with a ruptured appendix a while back.  From the point she went into emergency I was with her.  It was so frightening.  My life was just was put on hold.  Everything took a back seat.  Now that she is on the mend, I now feel scattered and am having trouble getting back into things that were part of my everyday life, from writing to coaching and even exercise. But, suddenly I realized I have grown spiritually, in finding God in the mids … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 17: Give ‘Em H€&%!!

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There is one thing in this world that may very well be the single most important thing we can give to our children. We can give them a safe home to live in, which would indeed offer them a firm foundation to build their futures on. Their natural needs would all be provided for: shelter, clothing, food & water. A safe home is a tremendous offering for any parent to give any child. Taking it to the next level, sharing healthy meals together can be considered paramount in the same vein, which … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: Trusting God When It Hurts

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From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor:One of the most difficult parts of the Christian life is continuing to trust God when hard things are coming into our lives. In times of disappointment and pain – when situations worse than your wildest nightmares are happening to you.And you are God’s child. How do you explain that?God, what are You doing? Why is this happening to me? I thought I was Your child and that You were my Protector?But, you see, God is ab … [Read more...]

Radical Faith for Generations 2: Let’s Tackle the “For Generations” Part


[display_podcast] From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor: IN THE LAST INSTALLMENT OF THIS PODCAST I THRUST YOU DEEP INTO THE RECESSES OF MY MIND… I HOPE IT WASN’T TOO SCARY. My goal was to take you on the journey that I took as I was trying to unpack the notion of radical faith, because when it comes to faith in Jesus, I don’t want to be normal… at least not the kind of normal that is normal in the world today. That makes sense… right? If it doesn’t make sense to you, i … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 48: Living From the Heart – Really Knowing Him!


[display_podcast] I am constantly amazed at the fact that when I am in the beauty of the outside how very close to Jesus I feel.  He woos me, courts me, and wins me over every time as I ponder Him while walking.  In the beauty of His holiness, in the presence of His creation He meets me there.  His splendor is always there when I open my heart to His presence.The first way to really know Him is in the beauty of your surroundings…notice it, ponder it, lean into it.  He is speaking.  The ke … [Read more...]