Your family legacy and/or your business legacy will fail or succeed depending on the position you are leading from.
The title “Leading From Behind” is confusing when you think about it. Doesn’t leading indicate being out front? The answer is yes…and no. Leading does indicate being out front, BUT:
How could I even hint at the idea of fasting rather than feasting on a holiday as important as Memorial Day?
That would be completely un-American!
Hey, I got my eyes on a slab of ribs and a recipe for bringing them to life that is sure to make a vegetarian go straight! (That was so politically incorrect, 🙂 )
So why would I mention the word “fast”? Well, before you start persecuting me and getting your panties in a wad, hear me out. I think you’ll like what you read.
Someone is depending on you to tell them what God told you to tell them!
The question my wife asked me last week was life changing. I know you’ve heard people say that a certain movie is life changing, or a certain book, or even a particular meal!
This could very well be the most significant blog I have ever written, or ever will write!
Here’s how it happened:
NO! The 3 words are not “I Love You.” Although those are powerful too. Believe it or not, the 3 words I’m referring to are actually more powerful than saying I love you! The 3 words I’m referring to are rooted in humility and have the power to prevent wars! I know they have the power to prevent divorce, because I have personally experienced that scenario! So here are the 3 potentially life changing words:
WORK. That’s right. The thing about farming is work. Farmers don’t just scatter a few seeds, sit back and wait 4 or 5 months and reap a harvest. There is a lot of caregiving that goes on before, during, and after the planting happens. Farmers have a term for this care giving, it is called cultivating.
The human heart pumps life giving blood throughout a person’s body. The blood carries oxygen throughout the body that sustains life. Without a heartbeat, no blood and no oxygen flow through the body, in other words…THERE IS NO LIFE!
The heartbeat of all relationships is…..
REAL POWER IN REAL COMMITMENT
As promised, here is the first secret to a strong marriage, a prosperous business, a fulfilled life and a healthy society:
Today I will only share the key that will unlock the secrets. The secrets will be shared one at a time over the next four weeks. So please stay with me.
I hit the wrong button and posted last Friday. So I’m sending this out again today. God must need someone to read this twice! 🙂
I “dated” my husband before we got married. We don’t need to “date” anymore. I’m perfectly happy raising our kids, cooking, cleaning house, and watching my adorable husband watch golf on tv…said no woman ever!!!