Scott Savage

A Voice of Hope | Empowering You with New Perspective

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Amplifying The Good: Staying Focused on Hope During Adversity

Have you ever started looking at a new car and then suddenly you find that car everywhere? You’re not the only one. This experience is a scientifically verified phenomenon known as the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon (also known as “frequency Illusion.”) Neurologically, your brain is a pattern-building, story-making machine. Your brain is trying to make sense of […]

Hope: Where Are You Looking?

Humans are amazing! Did you know that humans can live over 3 weeks without food? These 9 people are “reported” to have gone anywhere from 29-70 days without food. Tell this to your kids the next time they claim to be starving after four hours without a snack! Humans can live for 8-10 days without […]

The Biggest Threat Facing Men Today

Until recently, I was unaware of a huge crisis facing men today.   What Is This Crisis? I wrote recently about an interview I listened to with author Stephen Mansfield on the Art of Manliness Podcast. During the interview, Mansfield said, “But when we get into our adulthood, that’s when crisis hits. I mean, it […]

When The Healer Is Wounded: An Interview with Tim Guptill

“Today pastors are generally more open about their struggles than previous generations, but we still sense there is a threshold that is not to be crossed. People want open, honest and real, but not too much. Generally churches want just enough so they feel safe with you, but not so much that it spoils the […]

You are Broken, I am Broken, Everyone is Broken: Interview with Andrew Voigt on Anxiety

Anxiety. It’s the plague of our age. Recent research indicates teenagers and young adults are suffering from anxiety on unprecedented levels. One study indicated 25% of teens and 30% of teen girls suffer from an anxiety disorder. The conversation is changing. While there was a day when mental illness was never discussed and polite terms were […]

Burnout: Giving It All and Gaining Nothing

“You do not have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.” -C.S. Lewis An interesting quote from Lewis to say the least. It’s been shared many times by well-respected authors, leaders, and speakers. You may have even heard it before yourself. The only trouble is C.S. Lewis never actually wrote those words. […]

2017 Book Reviews

I’ve always been a reader. These are my beautiful bookshelves! (And I have 15 more books on my desk and over 100 on my Kindle.) Ever since I could remember, I’ve loved reading. I read the newspaper every day as a kid, along with many books. Now, as an adult, I’m reading blogs, articles, eBooks […]

Drowning in a Sea of Casual, Superficial Relationships

“We live in a sea of casual, superficial relationships.” In his book, Building Your Band of Brothers, Stephen Mansfield describes how the idea of a “lone ranger” is a major outlier in our culture and literature. Despite the mythical figures portrayed by men like Clint Eastwood and John Wayne, Mansfield notes the occurrence of men […]

Help! How Do I Forgive? (Start with Empathy)

Have you ever been betrayed by someone and struggled to forgive them? A Shocking Story Eva Kor was held at the Auschwitz death camp during the Holocaust. She and her twin sister were experimented on by Dr. Josef Mengele, a menacing figure within Holocaust history. Kor made news in 2015 when she appeared in court […]

Overcoming Perfectionism: Letting Others Love The Real You

Hi, my name is Scott and I’m a perfectionist. What Perfectionism Feels Like I’m the kind of person who notices what’s wrong more than what’s right. I obsess over one mistake rather than celebrating the many things I did well. I get hung up on how I broke a promise to a friend long after […]