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[26 Aug 2014]
What Are You (Not) Doing this Labor Day Weekend?

by Doug Wysockey-Johnson Ok folks, time to plan ahead. We have a holiday weekend coming up, and for most of us that means a little extra time off. It is a golden opportunity to make a deposit in your spiritual wellness bank, a deposit you will need to draw from in the future. It may be a day later or a month later, but eventually, life is going to get stressful. That is what life does. The good news is that you have lots of options. There is a growing body of research that provides data about the ways our bodies and our spirits are renewed. Here are just a few of the things that have been proven to increase our wellness: spend time outdoors; gather with good friends or family; de-clutter your house; rest; do something for someone else; worship; exercise; shut down the computer; play with your dog; laugh; pray These are all great ideas, not only for a holiday weekend, but ...

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[19 Aug 2014]
If this is not a Place…

by Paul Hettinga Recently I have been listening to Ken Medema’s Podcasts “Inside the Songs” as I’m walking in the morning. Many of us know Ken and have seen and heard him in concert over the years. Like me, I’m sure most of you find him to be inspiring both in his life and his message through music. On his podcast titled “Places” he plays this wonderful song “If this is not a Place” and for some reason this morning that brought me to tears. I should say that I get teary eyed pretty quickly these days, but that’s another story for another day. It’s been nearly 9 months since I have retired – and during this time, I have tried to devote myself to answering the question of “Who does God want me to be or what does God want me to do with this next chapter of my life?” I’ve read ...

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