Wake Me Up

One thing I realized I’ve gotten in the habit of doing that really helps in the 60-60: Every morning my first thoughts are “Good morning, Lord, what’s up for today…?” And then I hit snooze and begin to think through the day, asking God to guide me, or give me strength, or insight, or go…

Gratitude

I’ve never been good at gratitude, but I’m learning. I find it’s one area the Lord will prompt me in if I’m staying connected, little thoughts to slow down and be grateful, and when I respond I find it not only does something for others, it does something for me—go figure! (something like “more blessed…

Body Language

Sometimes I say to myself, you’re not stressed or tired, you’re doing fine—but my body talks to me and says “shut up.” It’s amazing, but I have this ability to pretend I’m doing better than my body tells me I am. Ever get tense shoulder muscles, or maybe a rumbly stomach, or an eye twitch,…

Lord, Help Me Focus

It’s my first day back to work from vacation. I’ve found myself saying, “Lord, help me focus” multiple times this morning. Not so much because I can’t focus, but because I must focus to get it all done before I fly to Chicago to speak at the Leadership Summit. When I think about this practice…