Use What You Have

Do you use what you have, or do you mainly ignore what you have in your lust for something different, or something more? Like most people, I want more out of life. There is absolutely nothing wrong with wanting to create a better lifestyle for yourself and your loved...

Don’t be a Flat Squirrel

There is a lot to be said for making a decision. Many years ago Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe said this: “Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness.” Also, “…the moment one definitely commits...

Is it half-full, or half-empty? (Redux)

(As I and my family are celebrating Thanksgiving Week, here is one of my favorite previous posts.  Happy Thanksgiving Week to you and yours!) “Is it half-full, or half-empty?”  My mentor asked me that a few years ago while showing me a bottle of water.  Considering...

Character (Redux)

(As I and my family are celebrating Thanksgiving Week, here is one of my favorite previous posts.  Happy Thanksgiving Week to you and yours!) Let’s talk briefly about Character. I have heard it said that, “Reputation is what others think of you; Character...

Are You a Worrier or a Warrior?

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” – Corrie Ten Boom, Clippings from My Notebook   How many times have you worried about something? If you are like most people, you probably said, “a lot.” Me,...

Speak Up or Else

We humans are funny creatures. We are able to have thoughts, put them into words, and then speak them to others… …sometimes. I have always been amazed (and not in a good way) by people in my life who fail to communicate. No, I do not mean that they said...