The Story of My Walk With Christ

This is my fourth year in Love Unlimited. Our choir is based out of Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church, but that actually isn’t my home church. I actually grew up in the Presbyterian Church. I was baptized there and have lived my whole life going to the same church. I didn't even know … Continue reading The Story of My Walk With Christ

Disturb Us Lord

Today's post is a little different. Yesterday my friend showed me a prayer by Sir Francis Drake and I immediately knew I wanted to share it.  Sir Francis Drake was an English ship captain in the 1500s. I hope you like it as much as I do. Disturb us, Lord, when We are too pleased … Continue reading Disturb Us Lord

What Four Years of High School Really Taught Me

At the surface high school is a place with the intention of educating teenagers on a variety of subjects that are meant to prepare them for work and life. We’ve grown up learning the same general concepts our whole lives, but when we get to high school we begin to learn about a different subject. … Continue reading What Four Years of High School Really Taught Me

Find Your Life Purpose

What is your life purpose? What were you placed on this planet to do? Are you here to make others laugh? Are you here to help others who are in unfortunate situations? Or maybe raise kids? Are you here to be a coach, doctor, mechanic, banker, etc.? The list goes on and on. Everyone has … Continue reading Find Your Life Purpose

Internal Change Creates External Change

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” - George Bernard Shaw If we only focus on the outside we will never make progress towards what it is we desire. We must first gain clarity in what it is that we want. Then we must change ourselves. Solely … Continue reading Internal Change Creates External Change

Why Fear Could Be What’s Holding You Back

We all have fears. You may be scared of heights, snakes, or maybe even the dark. Fears such as these plague many people, but today I am not talking about these kinds of fears. I am addressing the fears that actually hold us back in life. The fears of failure and judgement. You might be … Continue reading Why Fear Could Be What’s Holding You Back

How These Three Practices Can Help You Build Unwavering Self-Confidence

One of the most crucial characteristics to have when striving for success is unwavering self-confidence. Becoming more self-confident can be difficult especially for those who have a long history of insecurity. In order to adopt a confident mindset you might need to change some things. First think positive and kill all negative thoughts. Learn to … Continue reading How These Three Practices Can Help You Build Unwavering Self-Confidence

You Can’t Live Your Life Based on Other People’s Point of View

I have always supported the idea of living life on your own terms and not living a certain way just because it is the norm or the way to “fit in.” It never hit me that hard until I saw this graphic from Gary Vaynerchuk. Living your life based on other people’s point of view … Continue reading You Can’t Live Your Life Based on Other People’s Point of View

How to Use Mentors to Increase Your Success

What is the best way to shorten the learning curve? Mentorship. Learning from the key players in a field drastically shortens the education process. If you strive to be at top of your field seek out those who are already there. Study those people and learn how they got there. Be careful not to start … Continue reading How to Use Mentors to Increase Your Success

Mastering Emotional Intelligence

Being highly intelligent and highly skilled will help on your path to success, but harnessing the power of emotional intelligence is the key to achieving life long success. IQ and technical skills are still important, but they are merely entry level necessities. In order to soar in life one must properly utilize emotional intelligence. The … Continue reading Mastering Emotional Intelligence