That’s Not What Friends Do

I heard this song on the way to work today... https://youtu.be/by2Tnwi180E Andy Mineo - Friends Let's take a quick look at the word "Friend." It is Old English freond, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch vriend and German Freund, from an Indo-European root meaning 'to love.' Merriam-Webster defines Friend as: 1a: one attached to another … Continue reading That’s Not What Friends Do

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Goals

With a new year just around the corner and just coming off a week of thanksgiving, it is a great time to start reflecting on this past year and contemplating what you want to accomplish in the coming year.  Getting Started Reflecting on the past year is always a good place to start. I encourage … Continue reading Goals

Trust

Trust is the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. Trust in action is when I believe in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of. I have operated most of my life under the "trust until given a reason not to" frame of thinking. I know others who are … Continue reading Trust

reckless

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend a retreat. This was the first time I had ever experienced anything like this. It was extremely impactful, affirming and inspiring. Over the weekend, we sang a lot of songs. There was one in particular that we sang probably a half dozen times, and it allowed … Continue reading reckless

Meaning vs Purpose

MEANING is defined as: What is intended to be, or actually is, expressed or indicated; signification; import the end, purpose, or significance of something Intentioned full of significance; expressive PURPOSE is defined as: The reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc. an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal determination; resoluteness … Continue reading Meaning vs Purpose

Life Mission

I wrote this about 3 years ago... if you know me, please comment on how I am doing in living this out. (NOTE: I did make some edits to bring current some thoughts) 358,000,000 (up from 89,100,000 when I wrote this originally). That is the number of results included in the Google search “Life Mission … Continue reading Life Mission

Ain’t No Half Steppin

Anyone have the tendency to glorify your past? I do... It tends to come up when I am trying to compare, outdo, one up or prove to someone that  did not know me back then that I am more than what I may present in my mid-40's... The reality is this... glorifying my past only … Continue reading Ain’t No Half Steppin

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