Category: Personal Growth

  • Comparison

  • Posted by Jim Keller on July 5, 2010 | Topics: Personal Growth
  • A couple of weekends ago I attended my 43rd high school reunion (we have all turned 60+ years!).  It was the first reunion I had been a part of since graduation in (gasp) 1967.  Some observations from that time:  I don’t feel as old as my classmates look People didn’t recognize me, until I smiled … Continue reading “Comparison”

  • Memorial Day

  • Posted by Jim Keller on June 1, 2010 | Topics: Personal Growth
  •   As we leave Memorial Day weekend, all of us as a nation are reminded of the great sacrifices made for us by military men and women over the last two plus centuries.  It is beyond my comprehension what these brave people endured so we might enjoy the freedoms we now have as Americans.  My … Continue reading “Memorial Day”

  • Sorrow

  • Posted by Melissa Hunt on April 5, 2010 | Topics: Coping, Personal Growth
  • “Has it ever occured to you,”  I asked him, “that we are shaped more by our sorrows than our joys? When I look back, it’s not the happy times that still have power over my life.  It’s the places where things went wrong.” That is a quote from the book I am currently reading.  I … Continue reading “Sorrow”

  • Do the Right Thing

  • Posted by Jim Keller on March 29, 2010 | Topics: Personal Growth
  • The parable of the Prodigal Son is echoing through my head quite a bit lately.  It is the most famous of all Jesus’ parables, and it is replete with principles that govern relationships.  The striking thing to me is that the title of the parable, given by scholars over the centuries of Christendom, is a … Continue reading “Do the Right Thing”