Category: focus

The black dot

November 10, 2016 | 35 comments

A story sent my way One day a professor entered the classroom and asked his students to prepare for a surprise test. They waited anxiously at their desks for the test to begin. The professor handed out the question paper,

Address the distraction head on

March 31, 2016 | 14 comments

I was speaking to an audience of a hundred people or so in a large auditorium, and part way through my talk a muted clicking noise started to recur every few seconds somewhere out in the audience. I’ve had people’s

Are you willing to give your all for Christ?

April 1, 2015 | 16 comments

Here’s a short video putting Jesus’ command that we give up all for Christ into a thought-provoking perspective. As the speaker, Jefferson Bethke points out, we’re already in the habit of giving our all to other demands in life. Why

Make up Your Mind to do Well

October 22, 2014 | 8 comments

My wife and I played on a Mixed 18+ tennis team in a USTA tournament a couple of weeks ago, and had grand fun! Our team won 11 out of 12 matches, which was quite fun. And Kathy and I

Keep a Balanced Perspective on the News

April 4, 2014 | 11 comments

Do you watch the news? Read up on current events? If so, you’re aware of wars, conflict, strife, disease, weather disasters, deaths and other evils happening around the world every day. The amount of suffering and trouble faced by humanity