LIFE MATTERS

What does this make possible?

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

It really doesn't matter what you're releasing - a project, a dream, an aspiration or an opportunity - letting go always involves a loss of some kind, and every loss results in a certain measure of grief.

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The third time is just as charming

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

"Third time's a charm!" You have, more than likely, heard this phrase uttered at some point when two previous attempts at something have fallen short.

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Focus on love, not criticism, in storm

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

How do we create a devilish grin? Warning: You may not agree with everything I say in this post. So, what else is new? I usually don't even agree with everything I say in a particular post.

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Rain, rain, go away

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

"Pray for 'rain." "If you are praying for rain, please stop." I've seen both of those signs.

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Be a GEM to overcome

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

I’ve done several things over the past few days that go against my natural tendencies. A few minutes ago, I rolled two partially filled trash containers up to the street for today’s pickup. It would have been much more efficient to put all the trash in one container.

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Not innocent, but refusing to be part of the problem

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

I got up with a heavy heart this morning. I'm experiencing an inner compulsion to speak to the ugliness and evil of racism, in light of the weekend events in Virginia.

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3 hurdles you must clear to win at anything

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

I love track meets. When the Olympic games come around every four years, the track events are the ones that get my attention. My favorite track events are the relays, the sprints and the hurdles.

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We are our own worst enemies

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

"You are never going to get this finished on time." "You are so incredibly unqualified for this." "You are a train wreck." "You don't deserve to be here."

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What happens if we succeed?

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

I think life is full of, "What if?" questions. What if I lose my job? What if the economy tanks? What if I get sick?

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Oh, to be young and fuzzy

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

Recently, I got to accompany my 13-month-old grandson on his first trip to the Fort Worth Zoo.

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Four steps to avoid becoming a slave to your technology

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

I love technology. I love gadgets and tools and apps. I love my iPhone and iPad and MacBook (yes, I drank the Apple Kool-Aid a few years back).

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Speak truth in love

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

Please give me a rating (unless you don't think I'm perfect).

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God wants to be the center of your life

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

What does a God-centered life look like? "Well I was angry when I first saw this but then I clicked on it."

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‘What God has did, He done good.’

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

There was a particular look in her eyes, a warmth of expression, a glow of deep and abiding contentment, a simple and plain elegance in an unexpected place.

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Five rules to help you focus, simplify

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

We are alike, you and I. Scary, huh? We don't all do the same things, but since we live in the same world, here's how you probably are like me.

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Don’t forget about the real world

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

Never has there been a time when "news" was more in the news than it is today.

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How would you like to pay this debt?

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

"I owe, I owe, so off to work I go." Do you ever feel that way?

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Do say this. It will help. I promise.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

In last week's post, I talked about some really common, but incredibly unhelpful, things we say to people who are going through tough times.

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Don’t say this. I mean it.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

I was going to title this article "Things you should never say to someone going through a tough time," but it was too long for a headline.

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“Me, too.” The gift of going second.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Gerry Lewis

Do you ever grow weary of people's drama and complaints?

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