My oldest boy, Sam, posted a picture from 1992 on his Facebook page… Sherri passed away five weeks after Sam was born the following March. That tragedy was the catalyst for a lot of my decisions. One of those was to make sure I was available for Sam and any future family I might have. […]
What will “they” think?
“They” won’t like it.
“They” told me no.
Guess what. “They” ain’t going anywhere and “they” don’t matter anyway.
Personal growth, development, achie…
Stop talking. Start doing.
We looooooooove to talk about what we are GOING to do.
“I’m going to learn Spanish.”
“I’m going to hit the gym and…
Waaaaaaaah. I want to be great right now!!!! Don’t you feel that way? Don’t you want to blink and be awesome? This morning I opened a series of public speaking lessons I wrote back in 2000. Only 13 short years ago. At the time I thought they were incredible. Today, not so much. I’m rewriting. […]
A simple, brutal, two word question. “So What?” Asking that question helps us measure our actions and conversations. It can also help us challenge people around us. And I’m not talking about grand gestures. We should ask even in the mundane. Ask while filling the tank in your auto, “So what?” Now I can pick […]
In the beginning was the dream. It flooded your mind. Created action. Produced momentum. You were happy because you could see the finish line and the result. You were engaged. Then the newness wore off. The shine dulled. The dream dimmed. It became… boring. Yaaaawwwwwnnnnnnnnn. You started to question the dream. You began to wonder […]
No, it’s not as easy as it sounds because we are borrowers.
We see something that works for someone else and we want to do or be that same thing.
In the beginning…
Writers tend to write in the voice of their…
As a kid mom woke me every morning. “Paul. Time to get up. Breakfast is ready”
Well. You never had to say break…
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It’s never been easier to impact the life of an orphan. With the internet, fast global shipping and cheaper travel seasons you can make a personal difference.
My family sponsors Jose, Ciudad de Angeles. One of the things that makes
Absorb what is useful, Discard what is not, Add what is uniquely your own.
I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
I am officially 5.5.5. or 65.5 inches or five feet, five and one-half inches tall. I’d always thought I was 5’6” since that’s what my driver’s license says. (Then I remembered that I gave them that number. Hmmmm.)
There are hundreds of advantages why it’s great to being short – here are just 5.5.5.
At some point we all start to get…
About 6 months ago I got back in the gym and then I started running a few weeks ago. While I don’t feel the changes have been hyper-dramatic I’ve got some friends who disagree. Three of them I had not seen in 6 or more months. All three asked me for my workout. So maybe there have been some positive changes.
I’m not going to give you my workout because your body, nutrition, etc. are different. However, there are 5.5.5 hacks that I feel make the greatest difference in rapid physical changes.
(Hey! Believe it or not – I’m not a doctor. Get a checkup before trying anything below.)
#1 Mind body connection.
A person can go to the gym and workout for years with…
If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.