Monthly Archives: February 2017

  • Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

    Keep Your Library Shelves Well Stocked.

    Do you remember “The Library”? As a kid, I was in the library a lot. Why? Because that’s where the greatest number and the widest variety of books could be found. That’s where the information was stored. That’s where the stories were saved. I loved to read. I loved to learn. When was the last […]

  • Monday, February 27th, 2017

    Be Vulnerable.

    It takes strength and courage to be purposefully vulnerable, but the payoff is wonderfully peaceful. I think we could all agree, nobody is perfect. We all have faults. We all make mistakes. The question is, are you able to admit your faults? Why is it that we feel more comfortable around a person who can […]

  • Sunday, February 26th, 2017

    Blame

    Blame is a coping skill that many of us have used to avoid personal responsibility. It allows us to hold on to anger and fear. When we blame others, we create an instant sense of antagonism, not only between us and an other person, but also between us and the world. Before you can truly […]

  • Saturday, February 25th, 2017

    Courage

    Are you courageous? Are you afraid? What about now, are you afraid? Wht about in the next hour or two, will there be a situation where you have to choose between courage and fear? Will you need to make a decision or plan a course of action that may take a bit of courageous determination […]

  • Friday, February 24th, 2017

    Service is Good

    “Being of service” is a good feeling. When we do something for others, without the expectation of anything in return, we are turning our actions into gifts. Being of service makes the world a better place for us all to live. There are so many ways to be of service in your community. There are […]

  • Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

    Is Your Root System Healthy?

    Are you a creature of habit? Some habits are good and helpful like being on time, eating a healthy breakfast and regular exercise but sometimes our habits prevent us from living a healthy life physically, mentally and spiritually. For me, most of my unhealthy habits are rooted in my impulsive reaction to either feeling bored […]

  • Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

    Long Lasting Change.

    “Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.” – Chinese Proverb Have you ever tried to lose significant weight or bulk up with new found muscle tone? What happened? Did it work? Have you maintained it? Or have you slipped back to old patterns or maybe worse, fallen deeper into […]

  • Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

    The Space Between

    Do you have a “Space Between”? Have you ever felt the pang of regret after you said or did something in anger, wishing you could just “un-say” it or magically turn back the clock and erase the offending moment. I have a few suggestions that may help. Anger shatters our spiritual calm. Some of us show […]

  • Monday, February 20th, 2017

    Role Playing

    Will you be playing a role today.  I know I will.  In fact, I’ll be playing many roles today. Today, I’ll play the role of a person. A man. A husband. A step-father. A granfather. A son. A brother. A teammate. A student. A worker. A confidant. A coach. A friend.  The list goes on […]

  • Sunday, February 19th, 2017

    Albert Einstein and Miracles

    “There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”—-Albert Einstein Wonder and humility are two of the most important traits that any of us could hope to enjoy. Wonder and humility are two traits that can help us turn […]