22 05, 2012

Journey Mercies . . .

By | 2012-05-22T05:30:09-07:00 May 22nd, 2012|Inspiration, Self-Help|40 Comments

Journey Mercies . . . Have you ever prayed for someone who was going on a long trip?  Maybe one that would take them to a place they have never been or one that could put them in harms way? Did you ever ask the Lord for journey mercies on their behalf?  Sixteen years ago I divorced.  After 23 years of marriage and four kids, I found myself alone. As traumatic as that was, the thought of being on my own was even more overwhelming. Would I be able to afford to stay in my home, pay my bills and move forward in my life? [...]

12 05, 2012

Serving Others with our Time, Talents, and Treasures

By | 2012-05-12T05:00:56-07:00 May 12th, 2012|Inspiration|10 Comments

Talents, Time, and Treasures The Three Wise Men of Service Long ago in 2004, our firm’s CEO, Neil O’Connor, approached me about becoming a part of a service organization called “Rotary International.”  I, like many, have been greeted by the “Rotary Wheel” that is displayed upon entering countless cities across the USA; but I didn’t have a clue about what Rotary did.  With a heavy sigh, I agreed to join the Rotary Club of San Juan Capistrano, knowing that I could always quit and pass that baton back to Neil. Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/rinelle Well, after six years, [...]