In Training: An Encouraging Words Episode

EPISODE 258E You may know that I’m a runner, not a fast one but I’ve finished every race I’ve started. And more to the point, I really enjoy it. More than a little surprising since I didn’t start until the week before I turned 40. I’ve run a lot of half marathons since then. I…

Good Plans For Your Life: An Encouraging Words Episode

Ep 256E In a world where there is so much negativity, we need to focus on the positive things in our lives — especially when life is going well! God has good plans in mind for us, and when we look for the good in our lives, we tend to find it. What’s going great…

This Isn’t Working For Me: An Encouraging Words Episode

EPISODE 251E Some days it’s hard to remember that it’s perfectly okay to disagree…and that we can do so without having an argument or causing a rift. Today I want to encourage you to be willing to say, this just isn’t working for me…and then calmly and kindly move on with your life.

Be Your Own Hero: An Encouraging Words Episode

EPISODE 245E Spider-man is one of my favorite superheroes — a regular guy with an unexpected and ginormous change in his life tries to figure out how to make the best of it. He’s a good guy, although not perfect. He makes mistakes but mostly he’s trying to figure out how to use his gifts…