You won’t know until you try

Lifebridge Church Windermere
Yesterday’s 9 am service…8:55 am…nearly empty Church.


Lifebridge Church Windermere
Interesting how consistent late arrivals are across denominations.


You won’t know until you try.

If there was a Catholic Church near us, it would be a no-brainer to switch from our current Parish. Of course it would be difficult. Such is life.

Teaching a 16-year old you’ll never know if you don’t try.

We teach best done through our example.

Since there isn’t a Catholic Church close to our home, we are exploring the two Churches nearest to our home – one 100 meters away, the other is two miles away.


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What would you do, Mid Life Celebration style?

Catholic Priest
A brand new Priest a few weeks ago. Father Benjamin is inspiring.


How do we maintain a positive attitude in the face of deep emotional and spiritual pain?

The recent legalization of same sex marriage in all 50 states has led to an official statement from the Catholic Church.

A former boss at Disney shared the struggle his father, a Pastor, had when my boss told his dad he is gay.

Can you imagine the turmoil, doubt, fear, ridicule, rejection, etc, etc?

What would you do?

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For Most Boomers, A Church Is A Great Place To Beg

A Church is a great place to beg.

Of course, Churches provide a great sanctuary for begging. But Baby Boomers with enough courage desperation know full well that begging can happen anywhere, anytime. That ought to comfort us. The excuse of finding the time and place is washed away.

Go. Begin.

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Mid Life Crisis Strikes Again

Was I having a midlife crisis moment a few days ago while sitting in the pew at Church, listening to our inspiring Priest?

Nope.  It was a midlife celebration moment. It filled me with joy and went something like this:

Lately, I’ve been questioning the percentage of time I write about serious and deep stuff on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

That’s when the revelation came.

My ability to think deeply and profoundly is either innate or highly developed.  My ability to laugh is similar. But reading my entries, you’d think I was just a serious person only.

And then something else happened.  The realization that I can turn on a dime and go completely comical.

And then this thought.  How many can turn on a dime and go deep and profound?

Finally, the question of is one better than the other?  No.  It’s not about better. It’s about balance.

And, it’s about preparation.  Mid Life is something that can be planned for and joyful.

Being serious, profound and deep, is a world-class way to be ready for mid life.

Midlife Shakespeare

“What’s past is prologue.” – Shakespeare

What’s past is simply what got us to where we are today. I’m thankful for that.

What’s here and now, is what will be past tomorrow. I’m thankful for that too.

What lies in the future is the choice we get to make. Our story is being written one day, one moment at a time.

To be or not to be, I mean, to be thankful or not to be thankful, that is the question.

And starting tomorrow, December’s question is, “Am I joyful and do I spread joy?”