FTGI

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Every Fall, right around now, I prune back my hydrangea. If I don’t, they’ll end up getting too big for the space I allotted for them and will become unruly. So, to prepare for winter and ensure new...

“One of the dangers of having a lot of money is that you may be quite satisfied with the kinds of happiness money can give, and so fail to realize your need for God. If everything seems to come simply by signing checks, you may...

“I used to be afraid of failing at something that really mattered to me, but now I'm more afraid of succeeding at things that don't matter.” – Bob Goff  Do you feel it? The squeeze. On your time, on your schedule, on your overstuffed life. There’s been...

“Only a crisis—actual or perceived—produces real change” - Milton Friedman Our priorities are never more clearly defined than when we’re in the middle of a crisis. About 10 years ago I moved into my new house. It was a blank slate and a playground for the decorator...

“Most people overestimate what they can do in a year, and underestimate what they can do in ten years.” - Tony Robbins School’s cancelled until Wednesday. Oh wait, no, now it’s canceled until Friday. I sat in my living room as the anchor alerted me to this...

I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. – John 16:33 The impending arrival of Hurricane Irma has everyone’s nerves on edge in the Sunshine...

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman What do KFC, Webster’s Dictionary, and running a marathon have in common? (I promise, this isn’t...

Our car climbed 1,150 feet above sea level on beautiful switchbacks winding around the scenic route up to our getaway spot in the coastal region of the French Riviera. The GPS told us we were close to our destination so we looked with anticipation at...

“There is virtue in work, and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.” —Alan Cohen I was exhausted—the complete opposite of how I thought I’d feel at the end of our vacation to the mountains. On the drive to Bryson City, NC, idyllic...

“We have a saying, my people. Don't kill if you can wound, don't wound if you can subdue, don't subdue if you can pacify, and don't raise your hand at all until you've first extended it.” —Wonder Woman, Vol. 3, No. 25 We’re a little Wonder...