The Assent Podcast – Skills, Episode 6

You are unique and that is wonderful!

Don’t stop there.

Uniqueness is just a state of being. Those unique things do not matter on their own, but what you do with that uniqueness does. What skills you develop in balancing the state between ability and inability matters! Develop skills.

The Assent Podcast – Community, Episode 5

You can change the world. Take things slow, make small changes, track results, analyze outcomes, and repeat as needed. Be careful taking away suffering caused by error that is how people learn. How can you add value? Help others? Serve in some quiet way?

The Assent Podcast – Relationships, Episode 4

Being there for others is wisdom! We must cultivate relationships to live meaningful lives. How? Be a student; value others; observe people; make eye contact; be conscientious of body language, tone, and tempo; and smile!

“Love is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs‚ It always protects.”

I Corinthians 13:4-7 NIV

Advent Season

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The first Advent candle lit is that spark of hope, a small light in a dark and noisy world. A flame that turns our hearts and minds to the prayers of all the prophets saying, “How Long, O Lord.”

Five Favorite Sites in Israel

Capula of the Church of Annunciation

Israel is a special place that is unique in all the world with an ancient history and a complex modern story. The story of Israel and one’s personal travels and experience with it are going to be unique and individual. For me, the story of Israel is about exploring, discovering history, walking in the footsteps of my redeemer, and wrestling with personal questions.

Five Surprising Things About Israel

Israeli Flag Over Mediterranean

Israel is a small desert country on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It is the nation state of the Jewish people, with roots in ancient history, and a complicated modern story. There are many surprising things about this country, but here are my top five: