"God be merciful to us & bless us, & cause His face to shine upon us.
That Your way may be known on earth, Your salvation among all nations.
Let the peoples praise You, O God; Let all the peoples praise You.
Oh, let the nations be glad & sing for joy!"
Louisiana still needs help to dig its way out of the aftermath of the flood. 146,000 homes flooded in 9 Parishes (40,000 in Baton Rouge). Some places like Denham Springs had 90% of homes flooded. I'm posting the link the PCA's disaster relief page that has some ways you can help:
Feel free to share this post on your social networks. Mike
Whether directing an organization, company, not-for-profit agency, cotton-gin cooperative, or PTA, leadership skills are required. Most people learn how to lead “on the fly,” in all of the give-and-take of guiding people to accomplish a goal or project. After engaging in these learned-leadership practices for a while, those ways become customary and habitual. And when this happens, one can find oneself in a rut of routine that reproduces marginal results. Therefore, it’s helpful to occasionally pick up material on leadership that can, once more, reignite thinking with regard to the why and how of leading others. Larry Briggs, leadership coach, consultant and founder of V2A (vision-to-action), has compiled a resource to guide, encourage and help leaders, “Sticky Leadership: How Successful Entrepreneurs Get Their Leadership to S…
to God on high: And on earth peace, good will toward men. We praise you,
we bless you, we worship you, we glorify you, we give thanks to you, for
your great glory. O Lord God, heavenly King, God the Father
Almighty. O Lord, the only-begotten Son, Jesus Christ; O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takes away the sin of the
world, have mercy upon us. You that take away the sin of the world, receive
our prayer. You that sit at the right hand of God the Father, have mercy upon
us. For you only are holy; you only are the Lord. You only, O Christ,
with the Holy Ghost, are most high in the glory of God the Father. O God, heavenly Father, by your Son Jesus Christ you have promised to all
those who seek your kingdom and your righteousness to care for their
necessities; look on those who are strapped by disease, ailments, depression, mental
or physical afflictions; those straining under their weight, and those striving
to keep their heads above water; …..raise them up from t…