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

Paradox of Happiness

Let me first say that I realize there are a ton of articles, opinions and psychological explanations out there about this topic. Feel free to peruse those at your leisure. What I am going to share in this post is simply how it was explained to me many years ago and how it has impacted … Continue reading Paradox of Happiness

Uphill Hopes… Downhill Habits…

Everyone, including me, has uphill hopes but downhill habits... John Maxwell says, "Everything worthwhile is UPHILL. Life is not easy, never has been, isn't supposed to be... Everything we have in life that is beautiful, it is uphill. A great marriage? Health? Success is uphill." How, as leaders, can we help ourselves AND those we … Continue reading Uphill Hopes… Downhill Habits…

Be The Change!

The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of learning. There has been a consistent topic along the way... funny how that works... World Changer. When you were a child, you had dreams. We all did. We all wanted to do BIG things and change the world. Along the way, we get comfortable, we … Continue reading Be The Change!

YOU Are The Leader!

As a leader, train yourself to never gripe about what you allow. Never complain about something you tolerate. You are the leader - lead to the desired result. - Craig Groeschel I love this quote! As a leader, how easy is it to get caught up in the notion that you cannot do or say … Continue reading YOU Are The Leader!

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