Greatness

The Strength Problem: Mountains Don’t Bow

I've been contemplating the problem with strength.  Yes, the problem with strength.  Seems silly doesn't it?  How can strength be a problem?  How can an asset be issue?  Simply put, strength draws and strength reveals. When strong people are bold in their strength, it can rub "weaker" people the wrong way.  It can be perceived… Continue reading The Strength Problem: Mountains Don’t Bow

Dreams and Goals, Greatness, Help Yourself

The Stuff That Books Are Made Of

Time and time again I’ve found myself stuffed uncomfortably in to corners that I pray my way out of.  Corners of time, “I forgot”, and “I don’t really want to be here”.  Corners of self-doubt, frustration, and expecting the worst.  I’ve been there more times than I care to recount, but I believe that we… Continue reading The Stuff That Books Are Made Of

Dreams and Goals, Fresh Starts, Greatness

Something You’ve Planted

I’m no gardener.  I’m from the city.  “Gardening” when I grew up consisted of watering my grandmother’s plants – indoors.  So when I moved away from the city and bought my first home, I tried my hand at gardening.  A few cucumbers and melons later, I thought I was an expert.  Each year the ground… Continue reading Something You’ve Planted

Moving Forward

Moving Past Your Inhibitions – Part 3

Remedy #3 – Focus and Resilience So, last week I wrote all my to-do’s, expectations and intentions down on paper.  I was ready to attack the week head-on and move past inhibitions and distractions.  And then…the garage. I heard a noise coming from the garage.  Sounded kind of like a sprinkler.  And it was.  Some… Continue reading Moving Past Your Inhibitions – Part 3

Dreams and Goals, Help Yourself, Moving Forward

Moving Past Your Inhibitions – Part 2

Remedy #2 – Intent This week we are moving past our inhibitions.  How do we do that?  Remedy #2 is intentional living.  A day without intent is like a day in darkness.  Any task performed without intent is like a fuzzy dream.  There is no expected end, no joy in the task, no edification, no… Continue reading Moving Past Your Inhibitions – Part 2

Destiny, Help Yourself, Moving Forward

Your Day, Your Time

Who is responsible for what you do with your time?  Who is accountable for what you accomplish with your 24 hours?  It would be tempting to attribute that responsibility to your children, your spouse, your boss or all the people you've obligated yourself to.  But the fact of the matter is, it's up to you.… Continue reading Your Day, Your Time