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What Clothes are You Wearing? by Robbie Goss

by RobbieGoss

What Clothes Are You Wearing? Have you ever heard the old saying, “Clothes make the man?” I think it was invented by a suit salesman. Have you ever cleaned out your closet of old clothes and bought some new ones? The new clothes can give us a new attitude about the way we look. Today […]

Mentoring by Robbie Goss

by RobbieGoss

                                                                        Mentoring Have you ever had a mentor? Someone who was further down the path of growth than you that encouraged you, supported you, and helped you to grow. Paul was the best example of a mentor in the Bible. Let’s learn about mentoring from him today.  Paul was an evangelist who spread the Gospel of […]

How Do You Smell? by Robbie Goss

by RobbieGoss

How Do You Smell? Has anyone ever asked you that question? There is probably no safe way to answer that! There are smells we are attracted to & smells that repel us. Today, I was in a candle shop and I smelled a cinnamon apple candle. It always reminds me of Christmas time. That is […]

Be a Stress Expert by Robbie Goss

by RobbieGoss

Be A Stress Expert What do you do when you are stressed? Some people exercise more while others eat more. Some people yell while others isolate or withdraw. Stress can cause physical, emotional, mental, or relational problems. Today, we will focus on managing stress proactively. Every experience we have in life has 2 components: The […]

Communicating by Robbie Goss

by RobbieGoss

Communicating           “What we have here is failure to communicate.” That is a line from an old movie, but I find it true in a lot of marriages. They let differences, business, entertainment, children or other things keep them from meaningful communication. In our society it helps to have a plan for daily communication. Christian […]

Staying positive around negative people by Robbie Goss

by RobbieGoss

We all know who they are. We want to have a comfortable conversation with them but they always make it a negative encounter. What do we do? How can we stay in a good place in our headspace (that space between your ears that extends from where you are now and goes all the way […]

Who are your Heroe’s by Robbie Goss

by RobbieGoss

Americans love their heroes. Whether it was a war hero or a fantasy hero, it is someone we look up to and respect. It is important to think about what we value in our heroes and realize how we can apply it to our lives. I did an exercise with my accountability group this week. […]

Soul Care by Robbie Goss

by RobbieGoss

Soul Care           Today I was at a car wash and people were caring for their cars. People care for their houses, lawns, gardens, etc, but what about soul care? Our soul needs care. Do you know how to care for your soul?              When I counsel couples, they often need soul healing before they […]

Where’s Your Rock? by Robbie Goss

by RobbieGoss

Where’s Your Rock I have a friend who keeps a rock from all the places she wants to remember. The rock reminds her of what she valued about being at that place. We all need a rock to remind us what we value about who we are.  I find many people, even leaders who struggle […]

What Builds You Up? by Robbie Goss

by RobbieGoss

What Builds You Up? Builders build buildings. There are several stages to building. There is digging footers, pouring on foundation, putting up walls, and putting on a roof. There are all kinds of special tradesmen involved. They all play a role in the building. But what about building people? What does it take to build […]