Where Vision Meets Values

People of vision understand the big picture. But to make tangible impact in life, however, you need to discover your role in the big picture. This is what we call purpose.   A reader’s question that made me think I was recently asked by a reader what I thought the connection was between our values and our vision. Here’s the […]

What I Learned From Losing a Football Match

This past weekend, I lost a football match. OK, that’s a serious understatement. I suppose the only consolation was the fact it wasn’t this bad – click here to see what I mean. God bless Tahiti! They almost spelled D-E-U-T-S-C-H-L-A-N-D! A selection of my youths from three German cities (all amateurs I must say) played against a semi-pro team from our sister […]

You Are Not Alone

and hope does not put us to shame… Romans 5:5.   Your dark days will be over! Have you ever felt like the whole world was turning against you, nothing’s working for you and life seem to have lost all meaning? Well, you’re not alone! I’ve been battered and bruised, hopeless and shamed. As a teenager, I either begged or […]

3 Foundational Actions to Develop Your Vision

People of vision are not super-humans with ‘extraordinary’ powers; they’re simply people with a relentless resolve to live intentionally.   If you’re visiting this blog for the first time (or haven’t been around for sometime), I encourage you to read the first two posts on vision: Vision: What it is and Vision: Why it Matters What to remember… There are […]

What Will You Give Today?

Recently, I gave my eBook away for FREE on Story Cartel in exchange for honest reviews. Several hundreds of people from across the world downloaded the devotional. That’s hugely encouraging, for which I’m grateful. The power of generosity The first time I heard about giving your craft away for free, I concluded the idea was silly and unwise. How can […]

Hope for Fainting Hearts

Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I, for you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy. Psalm 61:1-3   In the early hours of this morning (2:00am), I read those verses and began to ponder them. Next thing, I was almost […]