Are You A Pessimist, Optimist Or Realist?

by Kevin Burton    I call myself a realist.  I’m guessing most people think I’m a pessimist.    I try to be a thinker, and I run most if not all decisions through a risk/reward assessment. Still, I could surely be true to this while putting a more positive spin on things.     It doesn’t …

The Wages Of Sin Include More Negatives

\by Kevin Burton    You get wages for the work you do at your place of employment. But you get much more, right?    You get benefits.    During the recruiting/onboarding process some HR type will review with you an employee handbook and benefits package. These are the terms of employment.    God gave one …

Remote Adventures In South Dakota

by Kevin Burton    Checked into the Hampton Inn in Sioux Falls on a Monday, settled into our room. One thing was missing.    We were two days into a much-needed vacation and having a great time, ready to watch the Chiefs-Raiders game on Monday Night Football.    The room was nice, lots of space …

Never Give Up Hope For Lost Socks

by Kevin Burton    For me, it’s not that easy.    Some of these heartless people at nationaldaycalendar.com were spot on in pointing out that May 9 was national Lost Sock Day.  But then they went on to say it was a day to get rid of the unmatched socks.    No, no, no, no, …

Imagine Jesus At Your Business Meeting

by Kevin Burton    How are things going at work?     It’s a simple question.  But before you answer, let’s define what it means to “get ahead” with some principles from the Bible.    To get God’s wisdom and promises from the Bible, you must first read it.  Those who don’t, stand a good chance …