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 You See People Is How You’ll Serve Them

How you see people is how you will serve people - Focus on the Family

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

Anger Leads To Shame

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame - Ben Franklin

11/6/18 Brandy, Addy, and Grace, "Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame." - Ben Franklin Unrealistic expectations lead to frustration - frustration leads to either apathy (an "I give up" attitude) or anger, and anger leads to shame for one or more of the people involved. Shame is a painful feeling of humiliation and… Continue reading Anger Leads To Shame

You Are The Soul Within

I am not this hair. I am not this skin. I am the soul that lies within. - Rumi

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

FLASH SALE – 99.9% OFF: Kind Words

Kind words do not cost much yet they accomplish much - Blaise Pascal

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

Choose Kindness In Conflict

If you think you have to choose between being kind and being right - choose kindness

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 isĀ "Where's my heart… Continue reading Choose Kindness In Conflict