Why Exercising Now Matters For Your Future

WHY EXERCISING NOW MATTERS FOR YOUR FUTURE 3 Powerful Reasons to Drop the Excuses and Hit the Treadmill Today I sometimes talk with people who say they don’t have enough time to exercise. The older I get the more that Continue reading Why Exercising Now Matters For Your Future

Well of Mercy

“Cead Mile Failte!”, or as the Irish say, “A Hundred Thousand Welcomes!” Well of Mercy offers spiritual companionship, emotional support, respectful hospitality and quiet sanctuary for adults in need of a temporary respite from daily demands, expectations and stresses or Continue reading Well of Mercy

The Snail’s Pace Retreat Center

The Snail’s Pace ministry is Christian—and ecumenical.  It is not a conference center, but rather a place for spiritual rest and renewal.  The Snail’s Pace Mission is: To provide a loving, beautiful retreat in which to receive people who need Continue reading The Snail’s Pace Retreat Center

The Lake Institute on Faith and Giving

The mission of Lake Institute on Faith & Giving is to foster a greater understanding of the ways in which faith both inspires and informs giving by providing knowledge, education, and training. Lake Institute encourages people of all religious orientations Continue reading The Lake Institute on Faith and Giving

Sum It Up: 1,098 Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective

A book review of “Sum It Up” by Pat Summitt and Sally Jenkins offered by Rev. Laura Auten, Pastor, Maylo United Methodist Church, Gastonia, North Carolina In the memoir, Sum It Up:  1,098 Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and Continue reading Sum It Up: 1,098 Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective

Seven Problems with an Activity-Driven Church

Many churches are busy, probably too busy. Church calendars fill quickly with a myriad of programs and activities. While no individual activity may be problematic, the presence of so many options can be. An activity-driven church is a congregation whose Continue reading Seven Problems with an Activity-Driven Church

Seth Godin’s Blog

SETH GODIN has written fourteen books that have been translated into more than thirty languages. Every one has been a bestseller. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything. Continue reading Seth Godin’s Blog

Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in Our Busy Lives by Wayne Muller

In today’s world, with its relentless emphasis on success and productivity, we have lost the necessary rhythm of life, the balance between work and rest. Constantly striving, we feel exhausted and deprived in the midst of great abundance. We long Continue reading Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in Our Busy Lives by Wayne Muller

Primal Leadership: Unleashing the Power of Emotional Intelligence

Primal Leadership: Unleashing the Power of Emotional Intelligence This is the book that established “emotional intelligence” in the business lexicon—and made it a necessary skill for leaders. Managers and professionals across the globe have embracedPrimal Leadership, affirming the importance of Continue reading Primal Leadership: Unleashing the Power of Emotional Intelligence