A Life of Excellence, part 2

Living a life of excellence means making the right choices, which are not always obvious from the start. It takes diligence to observe, process, and finally decide on what to do. Even then the choices we make are not always right. When wrong choices are made, it means […]

A Life of Excellence, part 1

When I was growing up, I spent considerable time around my great-grandmother. One thing about having a perfect house is that no such thing exists. However, many people do what they can to get it as close to perfect as possible. For her, it was about creating an […]

Mail in Heaven

A couple years ago, I went to a church service one morning in Dallas, Texas. The church reminded me of one back home that my brother went to. My group sat near the back, off the corner of the sound booth. In it, was a man running all […]

Perspective of Today

With what is going on in the world today, fear, doubt, and worry have forced their way into most homes, businesses, and governments. The financial burden many people are facing today is unbearable. The loss some people are experiencing ranges from life itself (or loss of a loved […]

Self-Confidence

What is self-confidence? I started out with this topic and after thinking about it for a minute, I was ready to quit. I do have confidence in many areas, but I have never written about this particular subject, which explains my lack of confidence to start. Whenever we […]

Perfection Can Wait

Here are two important things to remember about perfection. One is that it costs something to gain it. Another is that waiting until the perfect plan is achieved before ever starting has kept many from accomplishing their goals. Trust when I say that I am a details guy! […]

Keep Away!

Social distancing has become popular since the spread of a new virus. I am accustomed to shaking hands with many people I know, either during a greeting or as a means of saying congratulations. I recently heard the announcement of someone who made plans to retire in the […]

Break for Conversation

A month ago, I was at the gym working out and the most alarming thing happened; someone spoke to me. That was the second time in two months. Both times, these dudes didn’t even care that I had a headset in. They just started talking anyway! Like the […]

Whom Do You Please

Most of us live with a hierarchical structure, like a pyramid, that guides our decisions and actions. Think of it as an unwritten code that we live by. It can change over time but generally remains stable unless a major event alters our perception of things. It’s possible […]