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Why things die

May the soil of our hearts be soft so that his “seed” of love and truth can sink in deep, take root and flourish.

243 Steps to a Successful Life

It seems like more and more book titles these days offer 7 Steps to Success, 5 Secrets to Healthy Relationships or 10 Steps to Whatever.  We humans thrive on certainty.  We crave a numbered plan that doesn’t change and that, if followed, is sure to work.  We also want control and if we can create a more […]

Randy Hain Book Review

The sooner professionals ask questions about how to balance excelling at work with meaning in life the sooner real life begins.  I believe Randy’s book and his insightful interview format will help others more easily and wisely address this significant life challenge of meaning.  By peering into the lives of professionals who have sought meaning […]

Sitting, Resting, Eating

According to a study by Columbia University, there are significant benefits to sitting down to eat a meal as a family.   The study concludes that when we eat more meals sitting down together good things happen. …”everyone eats healthier meals, kids are less likely to be obese, smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, try marijuana….their grades […]

Vision without values

I visited with a friend at his office one sunny day several months ago.   When I walked into his office on the 17th floor I saw a magnificent view of the rolling hills of north Georgia. The sea of green, the landscape, the wide horizon and the tall Georgia pines were all before me…it […]

Eden Today Ministry

Eden Today provides professional Christ-centered, biblical-based Pastoral Counseling and Life Coaching for young adults (teens-college age), men, women and couples.  Eden Today can help you… Discover lasting solutions for everyday living. Discern deeper issues of brokenness from loss, grief and abuse Develop better skills for communication and conflict resolution Contact Dr. Dale Goodman or his wife Linda Goodman at: […]

Worth, Value and Antiques

I really enjoy watching Public TV’s Antiques Roadshow.  Hundreds of people show up at their events to see what their special items are worth.  I’m always hoping, as I am sure they are, that the $4.00 poster they bought at the flea market is worth $1,000 or maybe $10,000! During the show, antique experts describe […]

Bill Stark

Bill Stark’s Faith Story from The 315 Project on Vimeo. Seeking importance, recognition, accolades and peace from what the world offered did not work well for Bill.  While some of the world’s riches and glimmer did offer temporary relief and peace, there was no underlying sense of purpose and value.  Then, one summer, all the […]

Hidden Treasure

The wind that God blows our way can be a special song that stirs our soul or it can be an event that strikes a chord in us or it can be a mysterious movement in us that seems to haunt us until we take the step we know we are meant to take. A step of faith.

What defines you?

My wife called me the other day and said her Suburban had a flat tire.  I was in the middle of some important work, so I was initially a little frustrated by the interruption.  But, I quickly remembered that part of my role as husband is to protect and serve my wife….to save my damsel […]