I'm sure there is a ton of feedback that could be given around this... I hope the message is not lost in the distraction of my morning hairdo... Be blessed!
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
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
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 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
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
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
... tell people how important they are to you. Always. Be blessed!
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
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…