What’s your worth?

I went to a counselor once who, more or less, told me I had a case of “excessive striving”.  Not surprisingly, I was oblivious to what she was saying. But as I looked at my life, I realized I lived my day-to-day existence nearly always pushing, prompting, nudging, urging, cajoling, nagging or convincing people to respond […]

Vision without values

I visited with a friend at his office one sunny day several months ago.   When I walked into his office on the 17th floor I saw a magnificent view of the rolling hills of north Georgia. The sea of green, the landscape, the wide horizon and the tall Georgia pines were all before me…it […]

The Value of Trust.

Have you ever been driving down the road and all of a sudden noticed a wild driver coming up really fast behind you?  If you’re like most people, your attention is suddenly divided between looking forward….to where you’re headed….and looking in your rear view mirror…at the erratic driver behind you.  :/ Similarly, when trust is […]

The Joy of Giving

Recently, a group of us from the Atlanta suburbs went downtown to volunteer with an inner city ministry called Atlanta Dream Center.   After an hour or so putting together food bags and getting prepared, we jumped in our car and followed three youth leaders at Dream Center to our destination….a housing project of largely […]