CHANGE? Grow Where You Are Planted

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs  You know the popular saying: “When one door closes, another one opens.” Yes, that can be true. But sometimes reality feels more like: “When one door slams shut in your face, you are then shoved or forced through another one …whether you like it or not.” That’s the funny thing about…

LIFE’S MIRACLES: From Water into Wine

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs Last weekend I took part in a conference for my church youth group called CFC-Youth. The theme was centered around the Wedding at Cana, when Jesus turned water into wine as his first miracle. We were taught to recognize the ways in which Jesus had metaphorically turned our water into wine…

Dealing with Life’s Unpredictable DETOURS

Follow this blog on Twitter @reltalkblogs“If you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound reinvention.” – Conan O’Brien We always strive for direction. We want life to progress in a linear fashion, to get exactly what we want when we want it. We make goals for ourselves…