January 2012 archive

Things that lead to burnout!

Ten things to do to cause burnout for IT professionals…

“My Hope Is In You” lyrics – Third Day

To you, O Lord, I lift my soul
In you, O God, I place my trust
Do not let me be put to shame
Nor let my enemies triumph over me
My hope is in you

A Comparison: The cost of your lunch versus a meal provided by FMSC

This week at my church we’re excited to pack meals with a great organization – Feed My Starving Children. We have multiple sessions planned with a goal of 240 volunteers each session. It’s a big deal! And LOTS of fun. How often do you get to see fairly simple manual labor by children and grandparents and everyone in between become meals that will feed many hungry kids in desperate need? AND you get to wear a great hairnet…

Here by Kari Jobe

Come and rest here, Come and lay your burdens down
Come and rest here, There is refuge for you now

You’ll find His peace, And know you’re not alone anymore, He is near
You’ll find His healing, You’re heart isn’t shattered anymore, He is here

5 Minute Challenge – Iraq

Pray for Iraq! Sectarian violence caused tens of thousands of Christians to leave the country in 2011. Christians feel that the government fails to protect them, with individuals being threatened, robbed, raped or kidnapped and churches being bombed. Iraq’s constitution says each individual has freedom of thought, conscience and belief, but there is no article on changing one’s religion and Islamic law forbids conversion of Muslims to other religions

Are you willing to sign your name and stand for freedom?

This is one simple, quick thing you can do today to help. Click through to sign your name and urge Obama to help end human slavery.

The Super Bowl

It’s coming – Feb 5th – Giants and Patriots – in Indiana

I LOVE football – but don’t know much about the NFL. We tend to care more about college football here in Alabama. Here’s the thing – the biggest event for traffickers in the U.S. each year is the Super Bowl. Isn’t that sad?

How can we fight modern-day slavery? Tell me.

Click through to vote. Feel free to leave a comment with your thoughts.

Fitness 2012

I’m setting some goals for myself in the fitness area. I’ve picked a goal for exercise, a semi-goal for drinking water, and an idea about food. Follow along or join me if you want…


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