Step To The side

The world is happening to us. Others do things to us, always on purpose and for malicious intentions. We are all but victims to the influence of others. Passed up for a promotion? Obviously it was due to prejudice or someone else’s inability to see your value. It is but one example of how many … Continue reading Step To The side

A Variety

It’s a bit of advice I gave my child the other day while out on a walk: read a lot; read a variety. It took long into my 40-some years to learn that even for myself. Too often, reading becomes much like any form of entertainment in our lives. We read less because well… We … Continue reading A Variety

Out of Focus

There was a strange thought that entered my mind the other day. Well, it isn’t exactly strange, but rather what’s strange about it is that I never made the connection before. It’s one of those “duh” moments. Anyway, there’s this old story about a guy standing up in a church talking about all the wonderful … Continue reading Out of Focus

Positive

I’ve been working on telling my son this: positive thoughts will bring positive results. I believe my wife was the one that said it in those words, but the lesson is the same. We all can run towards negative thoughts. It’s easy. Criticism is easy. Doubt is easy. Turning towards fear and anger is easy. … Continue reading Positive