Are You a Champion?

A few years ago, our family started watching America’s Got Talent. Though a few contestants were only there for shock value, most of them displayed an amazing amount of talent in many diverse areas. Whether they were singers, ventriloquists, magicians or...

What is YOUR Word?

Many years ago I learned something for the first time. I had heard the word “Laser” many times through the years. What I had not known, however, is that it is actually an acronym – a word in which each letter is the first letter of a word. What I...

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...