Building Relationships

“There is no beauty in domination. Control is a cheap substitute for partnership.”   Anna Blake  Relationships matter!  We have shared before some principles taught in an equine coaching program that offer solid wisdom for our human connections.  In a relationship: If it’s not good for both, it’s not good for either. A healthy relationshipContinue reading “Building Relationships”

Do you live a divided life?

Confusion is a tool of the enemy.  God is a God of order and peace.  He says what He means, He means what He says…and He offers us a choice to believe it or not.  Our choices have consequences. We live in a confused and chaotic world because so many choose not to believe whatContinue reading “Do you live a divided life?”

The Power of Choice & Change

The Serenity Prayer…do you remember it? Serenity to accept what can’t be changed. Courage to change what can be changed. Wisdom to know the difference. Often, we fall into self-pity instead of choosing to accept responsibility for what we CAN change!  That keeps us from ever reaching serenity…or developing courage.  Instead of seeking wisdom–which begins withContinue reading “The Power of Choice & Change”

FIT FAITH Pool Parties

Want some exercises to do in your pool this summer?  Why not host a Fit Faith Pool Party?  If you have a pool, it can be at your home.  Or a YMCA pool reservation is also an option. Working out in the water makes the work of daily life easier…and working out in the waterContinue reading “FIT FAITH Pool Parties”

Where is peace?

The Serenity Prayer has spoken to hearts for decades.  The author is often listed as ‘Anonymous’ and frequently the second stanza is eliminated. The longing for peace transcends time and culture.  Sometimes, though, the piece is attributed to certain theologians or martyrs of the Christian faith–which takes one a little closer to the truth of its history. As it always does,Continue reading “Where is peace?”

Do I matter? Does anyone care?

It is the question we hate feeling:  Do I matter?  Does anyone care?  We spend much of our lives seeking activities and relationships that give us an affirmative answer.  There is only One who can answer that to our complete satisfaction.  The only One who can answer it is the One who created us. Animals areContinue reading “Do I matter? Does anyone care?”