Men and women who live Wholeheartedly do indeed DIG Deep . . . When they’re exhausted and overwhelmed, they get

Deliberate in their thoughts and behaviors, through prayer, mediation, or simply setting their intentions;

Inspired to make new and different choices;

Going. They take action.

– Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection

The Gifts of Imperfection (Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2010), 4

Have you ever wished things were different and then wished that you hadn’t wished that? If you have, then your wish came true. Unless, of course, your wish was already true. And then you probably wished things were different. — Joey Cope

Joey Cope

Thinking Differently

I choose not to watch television while I’m on the elliptical machine at the gym. The theory in placing televisions in an exercise area is that distracting the mind makes the workout go more quickly and, theoretically at least, more painlessly. However, I discovered some time ago that my brain’s constant need to filter and […]

TV Monitors

Professors as Writers: A Self-Help Guide to Productive Writing (New Forums Press, 1990)

One of the most difficult things about writing is finding the time to write. In this to-the-point guide, Dr. Robert Boice explains how proper preparation and attitude can turn even the smallest segments of your day into productive writing times. In addition, Dr. Boice leads you through a short “writer’s seminar” that helps pinpoint those obstacles that may be keeping you from writing.