Listen With Your Heart – Not Your Ears

We hear with our ears, but we listen with our hearts

"We hear with our ears, but we listen with our hearts." - A Focus on the Family podcast guest I can't tell you how many times I've heard what someone said, but I didn't invest the time, give the respect, or care enough to listen with the intent of understanding what the other person had… Continue reading Listen With Your Heart – Not Your Ears

Attention All Nuts: Hold Your Ground

Today's Mighty Oak Is Just Yesterday's Nut That Held Its Ground. - David Icke

To My Dearest Daughters, "Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut that held its ground." - David Icke, athlete and author Today we can look back at some of the "Mighty Oaks" in the areas of equality and civil rights, such as William Wilberforce, Abraham Lincoln, Booker T. Washington, Susan B. Anthony, Mahatma Gandhi, Dr.… Continue reading Attention All Nuts: Hold Your Ground

Bumping Into Reality

Reality Is What You Bump Into When You Are Wrong. - Mark Sayers

My Dearest Daughters, "Reality is what you bump into when you're wrong." - Mark Sayers We've all been there... I thought I understood the situation, but then reality smacked me in the face, forcing me to see the error of my ways. There are many roads we could go down - many circumstances where we… Continue reading Bumping Into Reality

The Power of “YET”

Change Your Story By Adding "YET" To The End - Simon Sinek

"Change your story by adding 'YET' to the end." - Simon Sinek We all tell ourselves stories about who we are and what we can do. For those of us with a generally positive attitude, our dreams for the future are pretty clear. Our narratives speak from Vision - not reality, because we know that if… Continue reading The Power of “YET”

Life Purpose Is About Service – Not Privilege

Service is the rent you pay for room on this earth - Emma Vernon

"Service is the rent you pay for room on this earth." - Emma Vernon. Here's one of life's fundamental concepts: "There's a price to pay for everything," and the rightful price required for our very existence is Service to those around us. Just to be sure that we're on the same page, let's define Service as seeing… Continue reading Life Purpose Is About Service – Not Privilege

Moving Fast In The Wrong Direction

Moving Fast In The Wrong Direction Only Carries You Farther From Success More Quickly - Dad

"Moving fast in the wrong direction only carries you farther from success more quickly." - Dad Two drivers leave Houston at the same time headed North on I-45. One car is traveling 55 mph to Dallas and the other car is heading in the same direction at 105 mph. Which one will reach her intended destination… Continue reading Moving Fast In The Wrong Direction

How Did I Get Here?

Everybody Ends Up Somewhere In Life. A Few People End Up Somewhere Intentionally. - Andy Stanley

"Everybody ends up somewhere in life. A few end up somewhere on purpose." - Andy Stanley Take a moment to consider some of the successful people in your life. For the most part, they're where they're at right now because they knew where they wanted to end up, and they created and executed a plan… Continue reading How Did I Get Here?