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 to say. The result of this is at best a misunderstanding, often hurtful, and sometimes damaging to the relationship.
"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
10/31/18 Brandy, Addy, and Grace, "I am not this hair. I am not this skin. I am the soul that lives within." - Rumi I heard this quote from a cancer survivor, and the truth it holds made me consider that which I see and hear in this life, because what I perceive leads to… Continue reading You Are The Soul Within
9/24/18 "If you think you have to choose between being kind and being right... Choose kindness." - Unknown (It was the subject of a blog post by Steven Colborne) It's a Fool's Choice to think I have to choose between kindness or being right. If I'm honest with myself, the real question is "Where's my heart… Continue reading Choose Kindness In Conflict
8/26/18 "Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living in our fears." - Les Brown Along the lines of yesterday's Post-It Note, the path to any Dream of that worth anything will be littered with self-doubt, external criticism, and challenges along the way and any of these can create a… Continue reading Living Dreams – Overcoming Fear