Talk to Yourself

“Have you realized that most of your unhappiness in life is due to the fact that you are listening to yourself instead of talking to yourself? Take those thoughts that come to you the moment you wake up in the morning. You have not originated them but they are talking to you, they bring back [...]

What is Musicianship?

Musicianship includes at least three aspects. They are technique, theory, and taste. A grasp of these three areas will provide the foundation necessary for anyone to become a well-rounded musician. You could have excellent technique, but poor taste and your ideas will be well executed and poorly received. You could excel in music theory yet [...]

Greed – How to Break Free and Enjoy Life Again

Greed is a corrosive force that saps the joy out of life.  As greed increases its presence in our lives, our sensitivity to the spirit of God decreases. Greed is dangerous because it is more subtle and more pervasive than we often realize. Greed comes in many forms. Jesus warned His disciples to guard against "every kind [...]

Jesus: A Theography by Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola

How many books about Jesus can we possibly need? According to authors Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola there are more biographies of Jesus than there are of anyone else. This being the case, I was somewhat reluctant to pick up their new addition to this crowded category. Now that I have read "Jesus: A Theography," [...]