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 Did I Get Here?

Everybody Ends Up Somewhere In Life. A Few People End Up Somewhere Intentionally. - Andy Stanley

"Everybody ends up somewhere in life. A few end up somewhere on purpose." - Andy Stanley Take a moment to consider some of the successful people in your life. For the most part, they're where they're at right now because they knew where they wanted to end up, and they created and executed a plan… Continue reading How Did I Get Here?

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

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

Liars & Hypocrites – Tar & Feathers

The Only Thing Worse Than A Liar Is A Liar That Is Also A Hypocrite - Tennessee Williams

9/4/18 Brandy, Addy, and Grace "The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite." - Tennessee Williams A liar is someone who's dishonest and can't be trusted. Just as Integrity and Honesty are two of the Foundation Stones of Success,  lies are in the foundation of what's wrong in this… Continue reading Liars & Hypocrites – Tar & Feathers