Category: Love Self

Worth

What determines the worth of a person? For the wage earner, is it the amount of earned income? For the salesperson, is it the bottom line? For the politician, is it the bills or laws they help pass? In a capitalistic society, we decide the financial worth of […]

Think Stronger

Sometimes the moment we wake up from sleep, it just feels like it’s going to be “one of those days”. It can be a stub of the toe or finding out you do not have anything to eat for breakfast. But there are days when it’s hard to […]

Truth & Recipes

So far, I’ve only known the bachelor lifestyle. I must admit there are many times the cooking has been on the pitiful side. If it were not for processed foods that come in a can, box, or frozen in a bag, I would not have eaten as much […]

Having Standards

Standards. Why do we have them in the first place? How much exactly is one inch? How about one cup? We know the answers because we’ve used instruments of measurement before. Perhaps it was a tape measure or a little plastic cup with markings and numbers on it. […]

Greatness

True greatness does not ask for the title, it just becomes so, often in the midst of conflict and pain. It takes a lot to stay on the path of success. With countless opportunities to run from adversity, far too few of us stick it out until the […]

Hide and Seek

One of my favorite childhood games was hide and seek. One child closed their eyes, while the others went and hid. The ages of those playing determined how secretive of a hiding spot they would find. The youngest picked spots where they were easily seen. While hiding behind […]

Winning is Strategic

There are exceptions where someone can win without even trying but that is usually in games of chance. In the game of life, you need a strategy in order to win. Sports are filled with opposing teams who study each other, as well as themselves, trying to figure […]

Jeff v3.0

Recently, I found myself reminiscing about times past. If you ever used a rotary phone, you undoubtedly remember the frustration of your mistake at the end if you selected the wrong number. Start over! The first cell phone I saw belonged to my grandmother, although I’m not sure […]

Get an Umbrella

When I first moved here, the weather was perfect. Bright blue, sunny skies filled most days. It did get cooler as the winter months came but that didn’t last long. By springtime, it got pretty hot, not what I was used to in April. Everything was fine at […]