Focus, Gratitude

The Balance of Joy and Pain

Ecclesiastes 2:22-23 What do people really have after all their work and struggling in this life? Throughout their life, they have pain, frustrations, and hard work. Even at night, a person’s mind does not rest. This is also senseless.  There is no one who has tried to enjoy life more than I have. Pain is inevitable. … Continue reading The Balance of Joy and Pain


Creating a Values-Based Vision Board

Proverbs 3:5-6 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV) 5 Trust the Lord completely, and don’t depend on your own knowledge. 6 With every step you take, think about what he wants, and he will help you go the right way. If you are like me, you want to live intentionally in 2020, but you just can’t get yourself to write… Continue reading Creating a Values-Based Vision Board


Run Your Own Race

“Life is a marathon, not a sprint.”  Phillip C. McGraw. Yes, life is like running in a marathon: it is lengthy and difficult and requires a lot of preparation and endurance.  But comparison is the thief of joy.  While running, you will be tempted to look around and see how you are measuring up to… Continue reading Run Your Own Race