I recently lost a deep friendship. We're talking years in the making, through thick and thin, saw no end in sight kind of friendship. I won't go into the details about how it ended but it wasn't pleasant, and those details don't really matter. What matters is that it was the deepest friendship I've ever had. I always say that if you can look back in life and find your AHA moments. The times when you really learned something profound about life. If you look closely, you will f
I woke up this morning and went to my regular networking meeting, something I do weekly that I haven't been able to do for two weeks because of being sick. It was nice, but then someone said something that made me think. Talking about someone at our meeting and giving a testimony, they said, "He's my favorite person." A sudden rush of thoughts went through my head, as normally does. That's interesting. That's a powerful statement—my favorite person. That's a strong connectio
Everybody has bad days. There is a difference between that and the continual barrage of negative emotions that weigh on us and empty us relentlessly. You will never be free of the first. Bad days are just a part of life. But you can have freedom from the latter.
So, my son has a rash "down there." It comes and goes. This kid will walk around with that warm mess in his pants all happy and content. If you have kids, you might know what I'm talking about. This morning I was watching him walk around on the porch. We were exorcising and practicing Krav punches and kicks. He was doing his thing when he toddled up beside me and I smelled it. BLEH! I asked his sister to change his diaper, then I looked at him and said, "Diaper?" He replies,
Today I was working out, and I have not been feeling well lately. I've been struggling. Then a thought popped into my head that was somewhat of a mixtape between something some famous person said and something from The Princess Bride. "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you handle it." "Life is Pain. Anyone who says otherwise is selling something." What came out was this: ATTITUDE IS A CHOICE. Anyone who says otherwise is selling something. It's frustrating to admit