Archive for June 2015

Lessons from an Absent Dad

My father was absent for most of my childhood. He refused to escort me to my debutante ball, and he did not come to my high school graduation. He lived 30 minutes away. For several decades, I felt like his afterthought. I forgave him, but I resented his absence when I needed him the most.…

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3 Reasons Why You Can’t Achieve Your Goals

Most of us have lofty goals at the beginning of the year, but sometimes we give up by June. There are a few reasons why accomplishing goals can be especially tough. 1. You have too many. Whittle your goals down to three. From the three, choose the one that will have the greatest impact on…

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5 Things to Consider before You Take the New Job

Sometimes we’re so bored or undervalued at work that we jump at the first opportunity for a change. If we’re not careful, we could end up worse off. Here are some things to consider before changing jobs. 1. Your spiritual life. Will the new position require you to compromise your Christian values? Will your new…

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