How to Predict the Future–Plan It

Our Christmas card each year is a postcard with pictures of our family on the front and a "Top 10 List" on the back.  We list the top ten most meaningful events to summarize the year.  For the past few years we've gotten to November, the time we order the cards, and we ask ourselves, … Continue reading How to Predict the Future–Plan It

Six Reasons Why You’ll Never Achieve Your Goals

It's still early in the year, but many of us are already falling behind on our goals.  It's getting harder to get up in the morning to go workout.  We just haven't found time to read that book.  And the resolve we had on January 1 is beginning to wane. Why do we have so … Continue reading Six Reasons Why You’ll Never Achieve Your Goals

Do You Trust Your Plans More Than Your Provider?

Over the past several weeks God has blindsided me with blessings.  What strikes me, though, is not the blessings themselves.   What is remarkable is that these blessings came in spite of my planning and not because of it. I have been obsessing about writing a "life plan" for this year.  I wanted to have … Continue reading Do You Trust Your Plans More Than Your Provider?

Jemar’s Holidays by the Numbers

10 Days 34 hours of driving 2,337 miles 8 different states 2 sets of grandparents and cousins a 2 year old toddler in a car seat 1 New Year's Eve Wedding of a dear friend 1 Pilgrimage to Notre Dame 1 Beautiful wife 1 Great God Praise the Lord for a wonderful Christmas and an … Continue reading Jemar’s Holidays by the Numbers