Monthly Archives: March 1991

The Stakes Are High

There is a way that seems right to a man, hut in the end it leads to death. PROVERBS 16:25 Unless we work for an evangelistic ministry or serve on the staff of a church, we probably don’t spend our days thinking about how we can do our part to […]

Read More

Don’t Be Too Impressed (Part One)

Do not be overawed when a man grows rich. . . for he will take nothing with him when he dies, his splendor will not descend with him. PSALM 49:16-17 Once when I (Tom) was on a trip with my parents and siblings, we stopped for supper at the home […]

Read More

Timing Is Everything

Whoever obeys his command will come to no harm, and the wise heart will know the proper time and procedure. For there is a proper time and procedure for every matter, though a man’s misery weighs heavily upon him. ECCLESIASTES 8:5-6 So much of life comes down to timing. God […]

Read More

More Than Just a “Quiet Time”

While I’ve spent some time describing what a retreat looks like, where you unplug from your normal schedule and refocus, I must tell you that flourishing demands more than just quick breaks trout-fishing on the river. If you desire to flourish, you must adopt a flourishing lifestyle, of which rest […]

Read More


1. The Golden Ruled life is more of a daily grind than it is a year-end celebration. 2. There is a world of difference in people who go for the gold and those who go for the Golden Rule. 3. The Golden Path will always be more self-fulfilling and beneficial […]

Read More

Summarizing Principles

1. Deep down, all people want to feel that they are an asset, rather than a liability, to the organization, team, family, or group to which they belong. 2. Invest in human capital at personal expense. 3. Valuing others is the foundation of the Golden Rule.

Read More