Waiting can be treacherous, I wear my impatience daily, yesterday was not soon enough, three minutes after the hour is late, so how can I deal with the news “delayed?”
If you are the kind of person who wilts when a date has been rescheduled or your plans have been “put off” then you are not alone. In a “hurry, hurry and get it done” world we are met with brick walls of resistance and unforeseen circumstances placing our agenda on the back burner.
We tend to be “fast food” or “microwave” people rather than “slow cook” or “crock pot.”
Maybe this acrostic of WAIT will provide a skeleton schematic for your next delay
Today’s uncharted territory leaves many wandering what tomorrow may bring. Jim Laudell mentions three red flags as cautions for tomorrow, mentions the greatest asset of the past and points to directional markers for tomorrow in this week’s podcast.
Listen on the Highpoints Podcast
A challenge is an opportunity to prove your previous training
Normal is predictable, secure and sound but people fear “normal” for it is boring, borders on empty and doesn’t inspire dreams. We can’t simply go back, there are too many variables. The old normal was too busy, too crowded and too overwhelming. There must be a change for a better tomorrow and a NEW normal.
If we go back to normal , will we continue on as if nothing happened? Churches and businesses will find new ways to expand and maximize their presence.
The old normal consisted of calendars, events, busyness, crowded lives and let’s just say it, me, myself and I became the main event of our day. Let’s examine the new normal.
Conflict is the nature of human incompatibility, often the outcome of two opposing parties but do we expect conflict every time? Not necessarily. We may not eliminate conflict but we can minimize its effect and outcomes.
This is the first of a three part series, Seven Steps to Subdue Conflict, and will contain definite steps to pull the plug on unnecessary conflict. You won’t believe #2 step.