Divisive political ideology, racial discrimination and theological dogma seem to be tearing us apart more and more each day. Contemporary discourse continually pits religious, political, social and racial factions in opposition to one another. Our nation was founded on the incredibly radical notion of freedom and equality for all, and yet the controversies of our time seem to move us further from the ideals upon which we were established. Consider the second sentence of the Declaration of Independence...
God uniquely designed you to truly love your life! My question is.. do you" Bookstores and blogs fill our world with quick fix promises for a better life. But none can offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Everyone I know WANTS to love life! But most people seem to find the notion all to elusive! Perhaps this … Continue reading How to Create a Life You Love… 100% Guaranteed!
For the seemingly thousandth time, my phone just displayed the most annoying warning. "iCloud Storage is Almost Full". This warning is terrifying, because I know, that if my phone usage doesn't change, I am a few days away from a far worse and infinitely more frustrating notification. Soon, at the most inopportune moment, while taking … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Effective Productivity is all About Doing Less!
My alarm reverberated obnoxiously, disrupting the stillness of my sleep far too early this morning. I am committed to wake up early in order to exercise, read and pray. However, each morning when the alarm rings, it is a fight to keep these commitments. My brain comes up with every conceivable excuse to avoid getting … Continue reading Rain, Running, Misery… and a Way to Choose Optimism!
Summer in the north eastern part of the United States this year has seen frequent rainstorms interspersed with long hot sunny days. The result has been the growth of lush, dense foliage in the forested trails around my house. A few weeks ago I was on a run in a nearby park with Yukon, my … Continue reading How to Proceed When the Path is Not Clear
Several years ago, I owned an old silver 1999 Honda Civic. It seldom broke down and when it did the repairs were extremely inexpensive. However, I often forgot to have the oil changed. One day I heard a clunking sound in the engine and watched as smoke began to billow out from under the hood. … Continue reading 4 Simple Steps to Establishing Great Habits
This morning I woke up and went for a run through the trails of a park down the road from my house. My Siberian Husky Yukon and I have have literally run thousands of miles through these beautiful, tree shrouded trails. Yukon always leads the way on his six foot long leash. Usually, full of … Continue reading You’re Only as Fast as Your Lead Dog
We can only run as fast as the speed of your rest! The problem, is that most of us running at the speed of light, and find ourselves continually exhausted and unfulfilled No one sets out to live an exhausted and unfulfilled life. However, we often choose the pace of our life unintentionally. We don't … Continue reading Why I’m Running at the Speed of Rest
If you feel stuck right now, you might be allowing too many voices to be contributing to your life! You might need to stop listening to just about everyone! Let me explain... There are two ways to learn how to be a rock climber. You can hire a guide or find a mentor. Both guides … Continue reading 10 Tips for Finding a Mentor… and Why You Should Stop Listening to Almost Everyone Else!
About 3-4 times a week I lace up my trail shoes and an head out for a run in one of the parks around my house. I don't love running, but I know staying fit and healthy makes me a better in other areas of live. I'm not training for a marathon or anything. I … Continue reading The 1 Thing You Can Do to Become Elite!