Don’t Worry, Be Humble

Don’t Worry, Be Humble

In 1988 American Jazz singer Bobby McFerrin released the hit single “Don’t Worry Be Happy”. It immediately became a chart-topping song. The next year at the 1989 Grammys, the song received awards for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. It was hailed by critics as being simple…

Are You Worried Yet?

Are You Worried Yet?

“In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Sovereign One sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he…

What If?

What If?

If you are like me, you may find yourself tempted from time to time to follow a path of what I will call “what if” thinking. An adverse event or news will trigger your mind to begin speculating on possible futures. Depending on the severity of the original negative trigger, the speculations will take on…

Guard Your Heart

Guard Your Heart

The National Archives building (NAB) located in Washington D.C. protects the United States’ most foundational, and some would say our country’s most important documents. The U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence, also known as the Charters of Freedom. These documents could be the most closely guarded pieces of paper in…

Slow Down!!

Slow Down!!

One thing that has not been a problem for many people lately is slowing down their pace of life.  With COVID concerns all around most people have taken to cutting out many normal practices.  It seems like many people have taken on those projects that they just haven’t been able to get around to until…

Overwhelmed vs. Whelmed

Overwhelmed vs. Whelmed

It might not be fear that we are dealing with in our life, but it is just the sense that I can’t take this any more. It is the sense of being overwhelmed. But is there such a thing as being whelmed? And if whelmed is a state of being, what is the difference between…