The Advent

As we flip another page on the calendar here on “Becoming Today”, you’ll see tomorrow is the day that many will light  the first candle of the “Advent season”. Also known in the East as the “Nativity Feast”, and in other traditions the “Annunciation”,  the Christmas season is officially here as we have one cycle,Continue reading “The Advent”

Gratefully Generous

Yesterday I encouraged you to make everyday Thanksgiving. To adopt it as an attitude and in doing so you will soon see that gratitude goes hand in hand with another important “g” word. That’s where we’ll pick up our discussion now at the intersection of Gratitude and Generosity on this edition of “Becoming Today“. NowContinue reading “Gratefully Generous”

Accepting Assistance

If by no other means than just simply listening to music we should all be able to comprehend that there is not one person who can go through life without needing help at one time or another, and then again. Submitted for your consideration some song lyrics about help…. “Oh, I get by with aContinue reading “Accepting Assistance”

Are You Including Integrity?

On this edition of Becoming Today, as the headline suggests our conversation will focus on a virtuous, moral and ethical aspect of our lives that is not-optional. Nothing like a little light Summer reading, right? Integrity.  What is it? Why is it so important?  How do we ensure we are living with it?  Where toContinue reading “Are You Including Integrity?”

Acceptance Required

On this edition of Becoming Today, what I’m asking is for you to accept yourself. Sounds simple, right?  Well just maybe it’s one of those things that sounds easier than they really are.  Nevertheless, accepting ourselves is an integral part of “Becoming”.   Accepting our strengths rather than empowering our perceived weaknesses, accepting our unlimited potentialContinue reading “Acceptance Required”

Becoming A Giver

This week we’ve established that at times we all need help. Acknowledging it can be difficult to ask for help, we outlined steps to allow ourselves to ask for help. Realizing that  receiving is part of life,that it has nothing to do with worthiness, we acknowledge that in learning how to accept help we areContinue reading “Becoming A Giver”

Accepting Help

If by no other means than just simply listening to music we should all be able to comprehend that there is not one person who can go through life without needing help at one time or another, and then again. Submitted for your consideration some song lyrics about help…. “Oh, I get by with aContinue reading “Accepting Help”

Asking For Help

Help is something that at more than one time or another we all need. However  for many, including myself, it’s been difficult if not impossible to ask for. Why is that? Glad you asked because Asking for Help is the focus of our latest conversation here on Becoming Today. Yesterday I shared a deep, intenselyContinue reading “Asking For Help”

Why Becoming Became My Way

Starting from a place of total transparency and absolute honesty, this is a difficult conversation for me. Usually putting words on a page or filling a screen with idioms, expressions and phrases is something that flows easily for me. Part of my God-given talents  to share, nurture, express and communicate. However this one is different.Continue reading “Why Becoming Became My Way”

The Essence of Becoming

Just one word, that’s all it took. That one word? “Becoming” That’s what I declared this year, this new project and my renewed direction in life to be all about. So what exactly do I mean by “Becoming”? Glad you asked…. To begin with, “Becoming”is a  word and words do have meanings. So if usedContinue reading “The Essence of Becoming”

Respecting Compassion Dignity and Integrity

Before we begin, I really want to take a moment and share a reminder for you to be kind to yourself. Kindness is an expression of admiration for our fellow human beings. That we all matter and truly have worth. All of our lives have an intrinsic, inalienable God-given value. We are designed to liveContinue reading “Respecting Compassion Dignity and Integrity”

Integrity Is Integral

Is it Friday already? This year of 20/20+1 continues to fly by and I hope you are finding your personal progress along our shared path quickening as well. With a busy weekend ahead for many, as we celebrate both Father’s Day and the official start of Summer on Sunday, the festivities and stress relieving distractionsContinue reading “Integrity Is Integral”

Renewing Readiness, Resilience, and Recovery

Thanks for stopping by today. Yesterday we left you with some inspiration for thought.  Asking you to remain steadfast and re-clarify your  life’s mission. Ask God to help you recognize what it is that He has uniquely created you for? Having taken some time for review. , did you resurrect your vision for your revival?Continue reading “Renewing Readiness, Resilience, and Recovery”

“Becoming”: Readiness, Resilience, and Recovery

Thanks for stopping by today. Yesterday we left you with some inspiration for thought.  Asking you to remain steadfast and re-clarify your  life’s mission. Ask God to help you recognize what it is that He has uniquely created you for?Take some time for review. Resurrect your vision for your revival? Plus I also mentioned thatContinue reading ““Becoming”: Readiness, Resilience, and Recovery”