Fix The Problem or Fix Your Attitude

If you don't like something then change it. If you can't change it then change your attitude. - Maya Angelou

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

Life Purpose = Love = Compassion + Action

The Purpose of Human Life is to Love & Show Compassion & the Will to Serve Others - Albert Scweitzer

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

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

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

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

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

See & Walk Like Jesus (for Steve Jobs’ sake)

The juice goes out of Christianity when it becomes too based on Faith rather than living like Jesus or seeing the world as Jesus sees it - Steve Jobs

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)