Your problems don’t know it’s a New Year

Do trees know a new year is beginning? Do animals? What about babies? New Year is in fact the product of human traditions. So much so that in our Gregorian calendar, it falls on January 1st. In the Jewish calendar, it ranges from September 5th to October 5th. The Chinese New Year falls between January […]

Mental ruts

What makes a rut? If you’ve ever driven on a dirt road in wet weather, you know that drivers tend to aim their wheels at the tracks left by other vehicles. It’s instinctive, because somehow we think, “If others have driven through here without problems, it’s probably safe for me to drive through here too.” […]


A two-way street

God knows your requests, everything that you expect to receive from Him. Have no doubt about it. According to your faith, you will receive them. The question is: Do you know what God has asked of you? And most importantly: Have you honored His request yet?

One world, two halves

Half the world doesn’t know how capable it is, and the other half keeps wondering if it is as capable as the first. That means if you believe YOU are capable, you will be better than most people. Then add faith in God to that, and you will be invincible.


What faith can do

I have counseled a lot of women (and men) who have never been able to bounce back from experiences like Maritza’s. Counseling, books, therapy, religion — nothing helped. But there’s something about the power of God that manifests through faith and prayer. Unfortunately, many people will not pay much attention or give it credit. For […]


A simple resolution for a better 2012

One of the things I love the most in my wife is her smile — not least because it’s a true smile. She’s a happy person. But it also works the other way around. People who smile more make more friends, feel better, are more confident, attract more people, close more deals, get more “yes” […]


One thing you need to know about Christmas

I boycott Christmas. But there’s something you need to know about the birth of Christ: Then Mary said to the angel, “How can this be…?” And the angel answered and said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you… For with God nothing will be […]


Do this instead of strangling him (or her)

Uncontrolled emotions are relationship-killers. It may sound strange to you that the same energy that brings two people together can also break them apart. But that’s exactly how it is. When you love a person, what he or she does, thinks, or says, affects you a lot more than what other people do, say, or […]


The fork in the road

Every day you’re faced with tens, even hundreds of choices about everything in your life. From the time you get out of bed, to what you eat for breakfast, to the phone calls you make and take, to the ideas you accept or reject, and everything else after and in between. Your choices make the […]



Ideas are like seeds – not all of them will sprout, but one of them will eventually become a tree. What are you doing with yours?