Soul Sculpting: Lectio Divina with the Book of Nature

Soul Sculpting: Lectio Divina with the Book of Nature Anthony was 18 years old and sitting in church when the reader stood up and read the words of Jesus, ‘Go, sell all you have and give to the poor and come and follow me.’ (Matt. 19:21) Anthony took the verse to heart, sold everything he…

Soul Sculpting: Just Need More Will-Power? Maybe Not.

Soul Sculpting: Just Need More Will-Power? Maybe Not. When do you feel like a will-power wimp? I feel that way when my wave of motivation ebbs and I turn to my will-power to lean on. More often than I like, my will-power crumples and I fail to stick with the plan I created in my…

Soul Sculpting : Motivation: Catch It When You Can

Motivation: Catch It When You Can In a burst of inspiration do you decide to change your life and then struggle to stick with your decision when the going gets tough? Welcome to normal. Motivation comes to us in waves.Catch a strong one and we can make some real progress, but the wave will not…

Soul Sculpting Project: To Reach a Goal Week 1: Pray, Dream, Draw

Soul Sculpting Project: To Reach a Goal Week 1: Pray, Dream, Draw I’ve made New Year’s resolutions that have lasted for less than two weeks. I have made one resolution many years in a row. I keep resolving and keep failing. What is my problem? Well, first the problem of keeping resolutions is not unique…

Do It Now Gratitude Game #5: What do you say? “Thank-you”

Do It Now Gratitude Game #5: What do you say? “Thank-you” Soul Sculpting Project: As often as possible say a sincere “Thank-you” to the people you relate to. The Science Expressing gratitude strengthens close relationships and provides opportunities for new relationships. Psychologist John Gottman, renowned for his work on marital stability and relationship analysis uses…