Fear–a Good Motivator?

Fear. We’ve all felt it. We’ve all experienced it. Something goes ‘bump’ in the night and wakes us up. Someone threatens us. Opposition arises to a cause, a belief, a person we hold dear. Fear can be complex. It can drive us to a ‘fight or flight’ response. But we often get it wrong. SomeContinue reading “Fear–a Good Motivator?”

What’s In a Name?

Names…they can mean a lot. My parents–who had to come up with a LOT of names (I’m one of 13 kids)–always tried to name us after Biblical characters. They took the names seriously. My name–David Matthew Joseph Johnson (‘Joseph’ was my Confirmation name) means “Beloved, Gift of God, Increasing Faith, God is Gracious”. Now that’sContinue reading “What’s In a Name?”