My Dearest Daughters, "If you don't like something, then change it. If you can't change it, then change your attitude." - Maya Angelou, American Poet Attitude: What we think and how we feel about someone or something shapes our behavior. Attitude may seem like a small thing, but it forms our perspective of how we… Continue reading Fix The Problem or Fix Your Attitude
My Dearest Daughters, "The purpose of human life is to Love and show Compassion and the Will to Serve others." - Albert Schweitzer At some point, we all reflect on life and ask, "What's the meaning of all this? Why am I here?" For most, if we don't figure it out early in life, then the older we get, the more frequently we ponder… Continue reading Life Purpose = Love = Compassion + Action
11/10/18 Brandy, Addy, and Grace, "How you see people is how you'll serve them." - Focus on the Family podcast guest Although I can't recall the name of the guest on the Focus on the Family podcast, this statement struck me deep, especially in today's social and political climate of intolerance, division, hatred, and physical,… Continue reading How You See People Is How You’ll Serve Them
10/16/18 Brandy, Addy, and Grace, "Kind words do not cost much, yet they accomplish much. - Blaise Pascal (the Geometry guy) The of use and effect of kind words in relationships is amazing. I think the most common occasions I use them are (or try to remember to use them): Acknowledging - When we recognize… Continue reading FLASH SALE – 99.9% OFF: Kind Words
10/14/18 Brandy, Addy, and Grace, "The juice goes out of Christianity when it becomes too based on Faith rather than living like Jesus or seeing the world as Jesus saw it." - Steve Jobs This is a powerful and true observation about Christianity, made by one of the most creative genius atheists who ever lived.… Continue reading See & Walk Like Jesus (for Steve Jobs’ sake)
9/30/18 "What if everyone in the world was just like me?" - Jon Courson About 25 years ago, Nike ran an Air Jordan commercial in which Charles Barkley proclaimed that he's not a role model. It would be nice if that was true, but it isn't. Now while I agree with Barkley's proclamation that "parents… Continue reading What If Everyone Was Like Me?
9/29/18 "You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water." - Rabindranath Tagore Many people want to do many things, but they don't for a myriad of reasons, such as fear, distraction, laziness, or a lack of competence, fitness, or general confidence, but regardless of the reasons why, the end result… Continue reading Crossing The Seas Of Life