Want to Change the World? It starts at home…


by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family Well, it's been a bit of a week, hasn't it?   Valentine's Day, Ash Wednesday, and the senseless tragedy in Florida that has left us all reeling —all on the same day — it's certainly been an emotional roller coaster. And it's left many of us feeling that something needs [...]

Want to Change the World? It starts at home…2018-09-13T23:43:19+00:00

Living a Life of Purpose: 5 Lessons from a Holiday Classic


Note from the Editor: This week we welcome back guest blogger Kevin Monroe, who has a special holiday message to share with our Ziglar Family community.   When was the last time you saw something familiar in a new light? It's like suddenly seeing in three dimensions that which you had previously only seen in two. [...]

Living a Life of Purpose: 5 Lessons from a Holiday Classic2018-09-13T23:43:24+00:00

The Possibility of Forgiveness


Note from Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family:  Last year at this time, I published the following post, and the reaction was huge!  The message seemed to really strike a chord with our community, and to this day it remains our most-read and most-reacted-to post.  I'm publishing it again, in case you either didn't read it [...]

The Possibility of Forgiveness2018-09-13T23:43:25+00:00

Let the Holiday Traditions Begin!


Note from Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family: Happy post-Thanksgiving to all of our American readers, and happy holiday season "kick-off" to all!  This week, I'm turning over the pen to my wife, Ann, for our weekly blog post.  She loves Thanksgiving and all of the subsequent holiday traditions more than anyone I've ever met, so [...]

Let the Holiday Traditions Begin!2018-09-13T23:43:28+00:00

Finding Joy in NOTHING


by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family Last week was my wife, Ann’s, 40th birthday. I wanted to make this milestone as memorable and special for her as possible, so I invited her to choose whatever she would like to do, and I’d make it happen. Ann decided she wanted to go to Destin, Florida, rent [...]

Finding Joy in NOTHING2018-09-13T23:43:33+00:00

A Father’s Worst Nightmare… and Biggest Blessing


by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family It’s Father’s Day weekend, and as usual, a time for me to reflect on what has truly been one of the greatest blessings of my life:  being a dad. This year, though, I’ve been almost overcome with the emotion of what Father’s Day means to me, because just over [...]

A Father’s Worst Nightmare… and Biggest Blessing2018-09-13T23:43:53+00:00

How to Fish for the REALLY Big Ones – Without Bait!


By Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family For as far back as I can remember, I would go fishing with my grandparents over the summer.  It started when I would get out of school just before the long Memorial Day weekend. First, my parents would take me to my great-grandpa Charlie’s for a week; after that, I would [...]

How to Fish for the REALLY Big Ones – Without Bait!2018-09-13T23:44:01+00:00

What Moms REALLY Want


Today’s post is by Ann Timm, who co-hosts Ziglar Family's Thrive membership community and the 7-Day Family Challenge with her husband Mark.  She also blogs over at Keeper of the Home, and  — for her most important work — is mom to six awesome teenagers! Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mamas and grandmas out there! I hope you’re [...]

What Moms REALLY Want2018-09-13T23:44:06+00:00

Blessings at Your Family Meal Time


Note from Mark Timm, Ziglar Family CEO: Today’s post is from guest blogger Julie S., an Australian wife (of 22 years) and mother of 7 beautiful children ranging in age from 21 down to 3 years old. Julie reached out to us in response to the Day 2: Communication challenge from the 7-Day Family Challenge. My [...]

Blessings at Your Family Meal Time2018-09-13T23:44:14+00:00