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
"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
"Don't compare your beginning to someone else's middle." - Jon Acuff God has given each of you a unique Purpose in this life that is wrapped up in Dreams and Goals that will use your Gifts and Talents in ways that show your Love for God and People (Matthew 22:36-40). I encourage you to seek… Continue reading Comparing Your Beginning To Someone Else’s Middle or End
7/28/18 "It's always impossible until it's done" - Nelson Mandela The very idea of running a mile in less than 4 minutes was said to be "impossible" by most doctors and runners alike... until Roger Bannister did it on May 6, 1954, and then the "mental lid" was removed. Two months later Bannister raced and… Continue reading Getting Past “Impossible”
7/26/18 "Just because you think it doesn't mean you have to say it." - Dad Sometimes we might feel that we just "have to give someone a piece of our mind." STOP! Don't do that! Chances are at that point in time your mind is so closed off and small that you can't afford to give any… Continue reading Do You Really Need To Say That?
7/11/18 Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. - Henry Ford There are going to be challenges along the way to your dreams - things you must do and obstacles that you must overcome. These challenges are what make your dream worthy of your time and effort,… Continue reading Keep Your Eyes Fixed On The Goal
7/10/18 You'll have good days, bad days, overwhelming days, 'I just can't go on days.' And every day you'll still show up, and YOU WILL get through it. - Toby Mac "Feelings" (emotions) are important... they allow you to connect to the world around you and take appropriate action, but you should take care to… Continue reading Show Up Every Day