Redeeming Time (Finale: How to Wait)

Redeeming Time (Finale: How to Wait)
I never go to the gym during this time of year, because it teems with motivated people who decided to become fitter, skinnier, and healthier as their new year’s resolutions. Something about the New Year really spikes people’s hope for change, for breakthrough. But by February, that hope tends to dwindle. Perhaps it’s because people eventually realize that altering the digits on the calendar does not necessarily hasten change.

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Redeeming Time (Part 3: Managing Time)

Redeeming Time (Part 3: Managing Time)
If you had $1,000 in cash in your hands, how would you steward it? Would you have a controlling grip on it? Would you just leave it on an open palm and depend on chance to keep it secure? Would you use it with a plan? Would you use it on a whim? Whenever money is in question, people usually have various opinions on how to steward it because money has value.

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Redeeming Time (Part 2: Overcoming Regret of the Past)

Redeeming Time (Part 2: Overcoming Regret of the Past)
Have you ever been grieved about your past? Nothing is as lonely and depressing as feeling stuck in what’s been. It kills the ability to look forward. It stomps on the strength to dream. Not only do you feel like you can’t, you also feel that you have no right to.

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Redeeming Time (Part 1: Recognizing your season)

Redeeming Time (Part 1: Recognizing your season)
One of my children is a night owl. If we did not set a bedtime for her, she could stay up for hours. One night in particular, she saw me working at my desk and told me, “Mommy, I can’t wait to become older so that I don’t have to sleep!”
Now, let me divulge to you the parenting fail I committed in that second: I looked at her and said, “But, baby, I don’t want you to grow older! I want you to stay a baby so that you can live with me and be with me forever!”
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