Impact 52

Stop Expecting Perfection

Perfection. It is a cultural expectation and a standard by which we live our lives. It often is the desired final destination of life's great pursuit. We want it so badly that we chase after it constantly. We crave it so intensely that we become consumed by it. Perfection becomes an obsession. We cannot escape… Continue reading Stop Expecting Perfection

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Impact 52

I Changed My Perspective and I Changed My Life

We live in a world filled with negativity. I personally believe that we have created a culture where being overly negative and pessimistic is the norm and expected. Frankly, I think we as people like being the Debbie Downer. We "lose faith in humanity" on a daily basis, love to over-criticize everything, attack each other because… Continue reading I Changed My Perspective and I Changed My Life

Impact 52

Too Much High-C is Bad For Your Life

Today's society is addicted to High-C. We thirst for it. We crave it. Some of us could not move forward without it. It is the main course of our diet and we consume a lot of it. Unfortunately, this High-C doesn't come in delicious flavors like fruit punch, orange, or Ecto Cooler. It cannot be found in… Continue reading Too Much High-C is Bad For Your Life

Impact 52

Opportunities to Serve Are Everywhere

Opportunities to serve are everywhere. There are people in need all around us. Our neighbors need help with household chores. Members of our church need assistance with packing and moving. A co-worker needs someone who can lend an ear. Our children need help with their homework. The family around the corner needs a little food… Continue reading Opportunities to Serve Are Everywhere

Impact 52

All Aboard The Love Train!

We live in a world filled with negativity. Whether it is the television, radio, social media, our families, or our friends, we cannot get away from constant negativity. News from around the world consists of war, corruption, murder, and bigotry.  Social media channels are flooded with people, often our friends and family, who bitch and complain about… Continue reading All Aboard The Love Train!

Impact 52

Impact Lives as a Soul Medic

There are so many people hurting in our world.  They are struggling to fit in, struggling to cope, and in some instances struggling to survive.  They are overwhelmed with feelings of despair.  Many have lost hope. We live in an age of negativity.  Turn on the news and what do you see?  You will see… Continue reading Impact Lives as a Soul Medic

Impact 52

Alzheimer’s Sucks!

Alzheimer’s sucks!  There is really no other way to say it.  Well, I could easily say it a different way by adding a lot of graphic, inappropriate expletives.  However, I won’t.  I will just say that it sucks. It is a disease that affects millions of people.  Actually, there are more than 5 million people in… Continue reading Alzheimer’s Sucks!

Impact 52

Showing Love Through a Teddy Bear

Did you have a favorite teddy bear or other furry animal as a child?  A stuffed toy that you played with, told your secrets to, and snuggled with at bedtime?  If you are like me, and most, you did.  Your teddy bear was a friend that offered you a sense of security and a feeling… Continue reading Showing Love Through a Teddy Bear