GOAT or GMOAT?

By Rick Moore After traveling to the far south-east of the Caribbean, we flew to the island of Tobago to see the GOAT. Some say Michael Jordan is the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time). Some say Tom Brady is the GOAT. Some say Elvis Presley is the GOAT. However, we...
By Lauren Catanese, Feeling moody? It happens to us all. One minute we are flying high and happy, and the next we can be ready to scream. And if you are not accepting your emotions or feelings, and instead you are burying them behind sugar, booze or a shopping spree,...
By Victoria Ostrosky Swede, a character in one of my favorite books, Peace Like a River by Leif Enger, says this about miracles: No miracle happens without a witness. To me, that’s an intriguing statement. We experience God’s creation every day at sunrise and sunset. Some people like to call...
By Pastor David Holland Hell stunk of sulfur that day. The essence of rotting eggs wafted through the dark air of Hades as demons and all manner of horrific creatures poked and prodded the new arrival. Fresh meat to taunt gave them a sick pleasure. Laughing and kicking the corpse...
By Lauren Catanese, Letting all of what go? Oh you know, all the to do’s, the supposed to’s, the obligations, the must haves, the why haven’t you done this, why have you not bought this, do this, do that, be this, be that, ugggh!!!! Does anyone else feel like screaming?...

Court Presence

By Kirk McCarley, Metaphorical illustration is used not only in coaching, but by many of us in attempting to connect with others.  For example, in the case of communicating with a musician it can be useful to describe a work team as being in rhythm, not unlike a well-tuned professional...

Like a Pine

By Rick Moore Seen from Scenic 30A, and located on the easternmost part of Grayton Beach State Park is Western Lake. This is one of the fifteen coastal dune lakes in the area located along twenty-six miles of coastline in Walton County. The tall pine trees and sand dunes that...
By Sean Dietrich The two girls knocked on my door. They wore Kelly green berets and green vests. I greeted them. The two Girl Scouts went through their spiel. “We’re selling cookies, sir,” they began. “Do you have any identification?” said I. They exchanged looks. “Wait, what?” “Well,” I said amiably, “how do I...
By Pastor David Holland The scene is a setup. As Jesus approached Jerusalem, the power-center of Israel, He stops to rest for the Sabbath. The Pharisees have hatched a plot to catch Jesus violating the law of the Sabbath so they can condemn Him in the court of the Sanhedrin. A...

Margins

By Kirk McCarley Say the word “margin” and it triggers different connotations. To those in the world of finance it is the money borrowed from a broker to purchase an investment and is the difference between the total value of the investment and the loan amount.  Those who have battled cancer...

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