Thankfulness isn't a platitude. It's a discipline. Practice it like any martial art, use it like any weapon, repeat it like any workout. Use it to survive in dire circumstances. Use it to thrive in good times. Practiced often to discover what you value and see what God is doing. Ignore it and lose your … Continue reading Thankfulness
be good, credible and consistent. In everything you put your hand to do it well
I have seen how much of a problem can be made with wrong and old expectations... Take food for example. I expect a jello fruit salad and bite into a jello beet salad. I don't receive it as intended but as I wanted, so it's terrible. I bit into a steamed bun not knowing what's … Continue reading Great Expectations
A person can be forged amid the "unfair ", the " stacked against ", and the " outmanned and outgunned "
If your ego won't let you apologize then your ego is bigger than you.
Every time I chose not to break friendship or relationship with someone I grew. I got healed of old damage and grew more responsible for myself and my own actions. But those moments always started with offence and anger. You're not pushing away from other people you're pushing away your amazing future self.
A person or country that ignores, burns or outlaws the bible will find that nothing has changed. It would be like burning physics textbooks to get rid of the law of gravity. Principles, penalties and blessings remain.
Thoughts of how the relationship between father and child works have been on my mind this week. It's funny too because I just realized tomorrow is Father's Day and I'm listening to the "Vertigo" album from U2 which came out as Bono was working through his relationship to his father. I spent a lot of … Continue reading Dads: Be a Luke and not a Vader
Just a slight interruption from the series I'm currently writing on... It's graduation season and I've sat through quite a few grad speeches in the past few days. Some were pretty good. Others gave me a few moments to put some thoughts into my phone to write about later..... As you move on into the next … Continue reading Pack light
Pick something simple, something strategic, and do it a bunch of times. Reflect on your result. What should you tweak? Do it again. Short strides get you up the hill.