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

The Power of “YET”

Change Your Story By Adding "YET" To The End - Simon Sinek

"Change your story by adding 'YET' to the end." - Simon Sinek We all tell ourselves stories about who we are and what we can do. For those of us with a generally positive attitude, our dreams for the future are pretty clear. Our narratives speak from Vision - not reality, because we know that if… Continue reading The Power of “YET”

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

Comparing Your Beginning To Someone Else’s Middle or End

Don't compare your beginning to someone else's middle - John Acuff

"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

Negative Thoughts Can’t Lead To A Positive Life

Negative thoughts cannot lead to a positive life - Michael Todd

11/8/18 Brandy, Addy, and Grace, "Negative thoughts cannot lead to a positive life." - Michael Todd Life isn't always going to be easy. In fact, easy is the exception - not the norm. Although I encourage you to Keep Life Simple, I also know that┬áSimple Rarely = Easy. Addy, I remember when you were about… Continue reading Negative Thoughts Can’t Lead To A Positive Life

Dream Big – Then Wake Up & Make It Happen

Some people dream about success while others get up every morning and make it happen - Wayne Huizenga

11/2/18 Brandy, Addy, & Grace "Some people dream about success, while others get up every morning and make it happen." - Wayne Huizenga Dreams are great! They can give you vision for the future and make you feel optimistic, but without planning and hard work, they're worthless - mere wastes of time and mental energy.… Continue reading Dream Big – Then Wake Up & Make It Happen

You Don’t Have To Like Learning – Just Do It

Personally I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught - Winston Churchill

10/4/18 "Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. - Winston Churchill I can identify with Prime Minister Churchill on this. You see, I need a spirit of learning to overcome the obstacles of life that stand between me and my dreams, but learning requires humility (not one of… Continue reading You Don’t Have To Like Learning – Just Do It