Always Encourage and Celebrate

Always Encourage and Celebrate Good day to everyone.  My fall schedule change has thrown me off of my writing routine.  I hope to get back on my regular schedule soon.  For those that do not know, I was present at a mass shooting at a local amusement park over the weekend.  At no time was…

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Celebrate Success

I am sorry I have been MIA for a couple of weeks. Life has been very busy for a couple of weeks. Good busy, but distracted me from my writing! Today I am sharing something I wrote this week for my Culture Wise consultant group. This writing is aimed at companies and how their managers…

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Celebrate our Unity, Savor Our Diversity

Celebrate our Unity, Savor Our Diversity Good afternoon all.  I hope everyone had a great weekend. Some weekends are very relaxing, some are very busy and starting a new week is a relief!  Either way, the weekends give us a different routine to break up our weeks.  I had not thought about this before, but…

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Worship With Your Whole Heart

What was your worship experience in the last week?  For many Christians worship takes place once per week attending a worship service.  We are called to be in worship with God every day!  The world seems to hold our attention!  work, family, media, electronic devices are all distractions.  We set aside our religion for everything…

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Assume Positive Intent

Good morning all.  Where did the weekend go?  We really need to cherish every moment because time keeps moving along. We need to make the most of every minute, create positive memories, make a positive impact on others, and spend time with friends and family.  One obstacle to this task is encountering people that seem…

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Accept and Don’t Cast Stones

I’m not sure why, but everyone seems to be able to judge others.  Some of us do this in a mild way, keeping our opinions to ourselves, and others of us tell everyone how we feel about someone else.  Most of the time it is in a negative way. How did we come to this…

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Ask For Help

Good evening everyone. Another weekend behind us. These always seem to pass so quickly! In looking back, were you able to serve someone? Were you able to make a difference for someone? When I get up each morning, I try to set my mind that I am here to serve, and I want to make…

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Tell Your Story

Good afternoon everyone!  I cannot believe how fast the summertime is going!  I enjoy all of the seasons here in Pittsburgh, but I seem to want the summer to last a little longer.  Probably the reason the summer is going by for me so quickly is because I was so busy in June.  During that…

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Rejoice Always

Good afternoon all.  How many of you had a party over the holiday weekend?  I did not have a formal party, but I got to spend part of the weekend with friends.  We laughed and talked and relaxed.  I hope each one of you had an opportunity to celebrate with friends and family.  The US…

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You’re Sent Now Go.

You’re Sent Now Go Good afternoon.  I just returned from a weeklong mission trip to Beverly Kentucky.  I helped lead a group of 28 youth and adults to a mission in rural Appalachia.  We served a family by rebuilding parts of their home.  We replaced 2 external stairways, a completely new roof and replaced 2…

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