Sometimes a song, such as the one beautifully performed here by Celtic Thunder’s Paul Byrom, is all you need to capture the beauty and joy of this holy season. Enjoy and I send Christmas blessings to you and yours.
Encouragement for Faithful Writers everywhere. Please share with your writing friends by forwarding this post. (Reading time: under five minutes) November 30, 2019 Hi, Faithful Writer, The only writing commitment I have made between now and the end of the year is to write one sentence a day in addition to all the holiday cards […]
Compass Points is my monthly letter to share and celebrate our #HeartspokenLife. Reading time: under 5 minutes. November 23, 2019 It’s almost Thanksgiving! I’m trying to catch my breath and enter the holiday season filled with gratitude, peace, and equanimity, but honestly, life is conspiring against me. Of course, I’m grateful for so many blessings, […]
Anyone who is serious about understanding themselves had better get a handle on their relationship with money. This free e-course can show you how…just in time for your holiday spending. Our attitudes about money are usually formed quite early in our lives, and far too often, we operate on those initial ingrained thoughts and assumptions […]
This prayer was handwritten by my father, James H. Herbert, in the back of his prayer book given to him by his father, R. Beverley Herbert, on Jim’s 30th birthday 21 July, 1948. More than 70 years later, our family still reads it at Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings. Written by Jim Herbert 25 December, 1951 […]
Everything you own and every choice you make comes with a cost, either up front or ongoing. You should always count the cost. I’ll bet you are a responsible person. I’d like to think I am too. I don’t usually spend money I don’t have, and it’s rare for me to splurge on things that […]
In this book, Brené Brown takes her impressive body of research in shame, vulnerability, and resilience and applies her findings to leadership and organizational cultures. Dare To Lead: Brave Work, Tough Conversations, Whole Heartsby Brené BrownPublished 2018 I’ve read every book Brené Brown has ever written, and the arc of her research and its conclusions […]
I’m popping in today for a brief Veterans Day reflection. Our veterans, living and dead, are all heroes to me, and thinking about heroes led me to think about revisionist history. Revisionist history It has become popular to uncover —sometimes gleefully or even maliciously—the flaws, errors, and sins of our forefathers and mothers and a […]