Level of Effort

In project management, there is a scale that is used by managers called the “level of effort” scale. It does not necessarily scale how much work is done, but it can gauge the work performance and quality of the work conducted.  It would appear that the Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath would approve ofContinue reading “Level of Effort”

1 Timothy 6:1-10 (KJV)

6:1-2 Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed. And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved,Continue reading “1 Timothy 6:1-10 (KJV)”

1 Timothy 5:14-25 (KJV)

5:14-16 I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully. For some are already turned aside after Satan. If any man or woman that believeth have widows, let them relieve them, and let not the church be charged; that it may relieveContinue reading “1 Timothy 5:14-25 (KJV)”

The Fountainhead

“For God is good – or rather, of all goodness He is the Fountainhead.” ~Athanasius of Alexandria This statement was penned by early church father Athanasius of Alexandria in a work discussing the incarnation of Jesus Christ. He states the phrase, “For God is good.” We hear this all the time but in a varietyContinue reading “The Fountainhead”

Serve to Lead!

“You don’t have to hold a position in order to be a leader.” – Henry Ford How does this resonate with you? Does it sound… wrong? It may be worth noting that sometimes leadership requires a person to expel their view of authority in a position to wear the true fabric of a leader.  AContinue reading “Serve to Lead!”

My Outlet, Your Outlet

Commitment to Writing Since April of 2021, my life rhythms have been radically changed since making a commitment to daily writing. I made this pledge quickly, but not spontaneously. In my faith, I wanted an outlet to bring Gospel truth to others. Openly sharing the Word is part of my natural process as well. Nonetheless,Continue reading “My Outlet, Your Outlet”

“I Ain’t Lazy!”

There are many ways to insult someone. You could attack them personally by making light of their socio-economic status. One may insult others’ political affiliation.  If someone really wants to get under the skin of another, they will offer them a backhanded compliment that will act as a slow burn throughout the mind of theContinue reading ““I Ain’t Lazy!””

Where Wealth Accumulates, Men Decay

Wealth.  There is a hefty emphasis placed upon the topic of wealth, regardless of cultural background.  From the beginning of time, man has begun a vain pursuit of accumulating “stuff”. It is an endless pursuit; which although has its place in everyday life, can sap the very essence of humanity out of people.  The IrishContinue reading “Where Wealth Accumulates, Men Decay”

Cut and Polish

As a stone fabricator, I have the privilege of transforming raw stone into not only beautiful, but useful creations.  These creations include granite, quartz, and other stone countertops, back splashes, etc.  How are these gorgeous products made? The easy answer: Cut and polish! There is generally a very large slab of stone that is theContinue reading “Cut and Polish”

What is Your Craft?

The Bible contains real accounts of real people who lived real lives working real jobs. All the ins and outs of the lives of Biblical characters is something that we do not often think about.  Some Biblical stories highlight these features of people’s lives. Many people know that Jesus was a carpenter (Mark 6:3) andContinue reading “What is Your Craft?”