As a Nation, we have faced many challenges and overcome many obstacles. Throughout history I have been amazed by the many stories of courageous men and women who have exceeded expectations. I have been blessed to meet individuals who have survived being captured as a prisoner of war, a woman who survived the Holocaust to … Continue reading Good Enough? Not Enough?
“The power just went out; I can't see a thing.” “Hang on, I know I have candles somewhere. Oh no, only one match! I hope we can get the candle going with one match. Then we can start the others.” Moving to the country on our own as a young family took a little getting … Continue reading It only takes a spark!
One of my first posts was about gears. I made this reference as it was part of the original writing in my book. I did not know everything I needed to know about publishing a book. So even though my gears were turning, I did not have all of the ones I needed to move … Continue reading Turning Gears into Action
Making snap judgments and quick reactions seem to happen more often than I realized. Our society works at a fast pace, and it continues to speed up. I know I am getting older, but it is still speeding up no matter what age. It should come as no surprise to me that we are working … Continue reading Snap judgments or decisions
NoiseCan you hear it? The “white noise” of the world “darkens” the “brightness” of our thoughts, deafening our ears preventing us from hearing the wisdom of our father. VisionCan you see it? Our vision is “clouded” by the distortion of the images presented as we question softly with muffled replies of lies. We are transforming; … Continue reading Transforming before us
“Life is not always what one wants it to be. A turn right instead of the left can make a difference on the path you choose. It is when you decide to make the best of it, as it is, even when the choices are not what you want to hear. Instead, you take each … Continue reading Acceptance
When we think about the improvement process a vision of binders appears with bullet points, goals, documents, graphs, data, charts and the list goes on. Stop ⛔ Think about focusing on improving one day at a time. At the end of the day, reflect. Now, what can you do tomorrow to be better than today? … Continue reading Focus on Improvement-Friday
When we face challenges, we can find the leadership, skills, discipline, and resilience needed to overcome them. As we glance back at the past, we can see the many issues tugging at our hearts. Then we can feel the pains in our bodies from the battles we have endured. Finally, a light shines through as … Continue reading Emerging Stronger!
In our lives we have fundamental things, activities and principles that are important to us. We can believe strongly in some as an essential part of who we are or part of our purpose of being. People seeking meaning beyond themselves seem to be happier, healthier, and live longer. I have no data to confirm … Continue reading Fundamental Friday