I have something special to share with you today… something that I believe may be one of the greatest opportunities we have to make a positive impact on our future. Let me start by simply asking you this question… If there was an easy way that you could help teenagers build strong, positive minds and […]
Your written goals are your HEADLINES for the future! Make them captivating and you’ll rise above and beyond your previous best…and breathe in much more joy all along the way. Like heading on a long overdue vacation with family and friends (as opposed to the long car ride home), we all enjoy moving toward something […]
Expectations cast a vision. In 2008, swimmer Michael Phelps won his seventh gold medal of the games by 1/100th of a second when he raised his expectations after he was challenged by a Serbian competitor. Expectations produce hope, and hope is that intangible thing that dreams are made of. Expect the best of yourself. You’re […]
Self-discipline is the the ability to funnel our desires and passions in a productive direction, for a sustained period of time in order to achieve our goals. It is the connective tissue that links ambition with achievement. Mastering self-discipline takes us where we want to go faster and easier, and makes it possible for us […]
We all screw up, it is inevitable. Once you realize that it is a matter of “when,” not “if” you are going to make mistakes, then you will know that your response can make you or break you. When you make a big mistake or get caught in a big sin and have to face the consequences, I pray that those poor choices only create short term pain and do not cost a life, a dream or a close relationship. If you are fortunate, you may experience the negative repercussions as a rather private matter. But there is no assurance of this. Today, very few of our transgressions remain private or off limits to the rest of the world.