Anyone Could Have Done It

In a former job, someone wrote on the white erase board a long poem from here. Here is the part that matters: Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it, And Anyone could have done it But in the end Nobody always ended up with the task. Your conversations are online, and when you get the opportunity to share your […]

Don’t Close Down Your Facebook

People are asking, “Should I get rid of Facebook?”  More than once, I observe a Facebook group conversation that begins with a simple post like asking how it is living in a state or sharing an amazing photograph, and somehow it becomes a political argument; a fountain of negativity spewing forth and inspiring reactions. The […]

Wise Words on Plodding and Waiting

It is the nature of mobilization to say, “Hey, how about we do this thing we haven’t done yet?” For some, that type of thinking is all fun and unicorns. Others, however, particularly those who are in charge of “what we’re currently doing,” might not be so enthusiastic. – Read More From Missions Catalyst   […]

Let’s Also Make Good Followers, Too

In scrolling down my Facebook news feed, I lost count on how many posts targeted leaders or potential leaders. A great many books and conferences are around leadership, but I wonder how many conferences talk about grooming good followers? “The headline “Americans no longer want a boss” was seen above a story about a FreshBooks […]

Like Owning a Truck…

An old saying goes like this, “When you own a truck, you always have friends” (or something like that). Meaning, everyone knows the truck owners in the neighborhood. They are called when a need arises to transport furniture. Bumper stickers on trucks protest: “Yes, this is my truck; No, I won’t help you move.” As […]

Decisions That Keep You Awake

Decisions That Keep You Awake… “Don’t go in there,” my husband begged in text as I stood outside the pet shop. “Run!” A couple of days later, we went home with a ball of fur because he couldn’t say no to his wife. His wife (me) couldn’t say no to amber eyes and a playful […]

How to Never Give Up #MotivationMonday

Journaling with Monday Motivation here.  “Jesus was telling them a parable about their need to pray continuously and not to be discouraged.” – Luke 18:1 A thousand times I repent of my previous words, spoken in haste and without understanding, of what an international worker goes through and really does with their time until I […]

TRC Magazine Publishing! #Christian

After the pie, when all the dishes are cleaned, and life returns to normal portions, my mind returns to pressing needs like TRC Magazine’s next edition. It’s the last edition of 2017. It’s been a fruitful year. December means our Intern is coordinating the social media for TRC Magazine in honor of Advent. We’ll see […]