Lord, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered— how fleeting my life is. You have made my life no longer than the width of my hand. My entire lifetime is just a moment to you; at best, each of us is but a breath.” We are merely moving shadows and all our busy rushing ends in nothing. Psalm 39:4-6

Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:12

Because our time is limited, we should limit what we do with our time. 

Should We Pray to God for Success?

12 Prerequisites That Will Increase Our Chances for Success

In a success-drunk culture, is it legitimate for us to ask God to give us success in finding a spouse, building a business, getting into the college of your choice, and building a good life? Are we compromising spiritual depth by pursuing material success? I believe God wants us to achieve and be successful. However, I believe he calls us to meet a few biblical prerequisites to increase our chances for experiencing his blessings.

How To Have the Best Day Ever

26 Affirmations We Should Make Every Day

I want to consistently have the best day ever, and I know you do too.  If we are going to have the best day ever, there are some decisions and affirmations about our lives and our day we should make before our day begins. How we think about God and ourselves will affect our attitudes and thereby shaping our day.

Overcoming the Control Freak In You

23 Indicators You Are a Control Freak and How To Overcome It

If you believe that a task cannot be completed well without your involvement, that people can’t make good decisions without your input, or that you work long and hard to make others dependent on you, it could say one or two things about you. You think everybody around you is incompetent. Or, you could be a control freak.

How to Solve Any Simple Problem

I have a problem! Some problems are difficult to solve and need complex solutions. Others issues are simple and need more practical decoding. Here is a five-step process to help you solve simple problems.

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Matt Cutts joined Google as a software engineer in January 2000. He currently is head of Google’s Webspam team, but he is on a year-long nonpaid leave of absence. He wanted to see if his team could work without him.

Matt Cutts gained more popularity when he gave an inspiring 3-minute TED Talk. Watch and be inspired. You can also find a transcript of his talk here.  

Turn Your Minutes into Moments

What are you willing to try for 30 days? 

15 Powerful Questions You Should Ask Every Friday

How You Can Actually Know I've Had a Productive Week

It’s Friday, and you wonder if you have been productive. How do you know if you have accomplished your goals, hit your targets, performed at an optimal level, have had a good work week and have been productive? Laura Garnett, a performance strategist, proposes one habit that, that if we practice it at the end of every week, could make us work smarter, be more productive, and push us to peak performance. 

Leading Yourself Is The First Key to Your Success

The most difficult person to lead is me. According to Dee Hock, author of The Art of Chaordic Leadership, leaders should spend 50% of the time leading themselves. Leading yourself is so crucial to personal success in every area of your life. Here is a list of Scripture consistent self-leadership categories and questions that my former ministry coach, Dave Kraft, sent to me. If you want to experience success in every area of your life and leadership and be better than you were yesterday, then engage these game-changing self-leadership questions.