Provision #124: Don’t Snack. Stretch!

LifeTrek Provision It should come as no surprise to learn that most Americans have a weight problem. All one has to do is look around on the streets or on the television. Modern conveniences and timesavers have resulted in people eating too much and exercising too little. It’s really that simple for the vast majority […]

Provision #123: Arrive Early

LifeTrek Provision Back when Bob was serving as a local church pastor in the United Church of Christ, he preached many sermons that he needed to hear as much as everyone else. That was, in fact, the secret of his preaching. Not standing on a pedestal with a holier-than-thou attitude, but standing in a community […]

Provision #122: Look Ahead

LifeTrek Provision Ron Kenoly sings a song that includes the refrain, “If you catch hell don’t hold it, if you’re going through hell don’t stop.” That’s a LifeTrek Provision in its own right. It speaks to our freedom and power in the face of adversity. Circumstances and situations, even hellish ones, do not have to […]

Provision #121: Present Tense the Future

LifeTrek Provision Many people have goals • often vaguely stated, but goals all the same. Not many people reach their goals. That can lead to real confidence and integrity problems. Hold on to a goal long enough, without much progress, and it becomes a crippling reminder of who and what we are not. Goals can […]

Provision #120: Have Goals Within Goals

LifeTrek Provision Last week we wrote about Bob’s experience of running the Cleveland Marathon in 3 hours, 46 minutes. Our focus was on the importance of having a partner. Along the way, we mentioned that Bob’s goal had been to run the Cleveland Marathon in 3 hours, 40 minutes or less. In other words, he […]