How do you find meaning in your life?
Posted on May 1, 2015 Leave a Comment
When asked, What is the meaning of life? Viktor Frankl, the author of Man’s Search for Meaning replied: I find the meaning of my life in helping others find the meaning of their lives. What is the meaning of life for you? When you have the answer your job is to give it away! It is your turn! Do you […]
What is more important – What you do or who you become? My Ivy League Experience…
Posted on April 27, 2015 1 Comment
During Spring break, we made our first road trip. The purpose was simple – combine fun with some college tours for our high school son. On one beautiful Spring break day, we toured a prestigious Ivy League School. The campus was pristine, the students impressive, the entrepreneurial legends, inspiring. Not only did it top my […]
“You can do anything you want to do!” True or False?
Posted on April 20, 2015 Leave a Comment
In coaching, speaking, and writing I am passionate about helping people find meaning and purpose in life and leadership. As a born cheerleader, I want to shout from the rooftops, You can do anything, don’t hold back! But is that a true or false statement? As discouraging as it may sound, you and I were […]
Finding the Beauty in the Prickles
Posted on April 14, 2015 2 Comments
We all know prickly people. But before we start pointing fingers, isn’t it true that we all act prickly sometimes. Prickly people are hard to be around. They can be defensive, irrupt in anger, blame others for undesired circumstances and withdraw in silence…all in the same conversation. What makes us prickly? Loss of dignity or […]
Following Jesus in Baptism…
Posted on March 24, 2015 Leave a Comment
I have been baptized three times. The first, as a newborn in the sacrament of the holy church. The second time I was baptized after I accepted Jesus at the age of 12. And the third time was in my pastoral care class at Northwest University when I was going to school for my bachelor’s […]
How do you spend your time…Saturday!
Posted on March 23, 2015 Leave a Comment
Saturday originated from the Roman god, Saturn, which is also the namesake for the planet Saturn. The Roman god Saturn was known to control time. You may have noticed, today is NOT Saturday. That is because time has a mysterious way of escaping and I did not get this blog written on Saturday. Instead, I […]
A Day of Love Friday!
Posted on March 20, 2015 1 Comment
Today is Friday. Friday is attributed to Roman goddess of love, Venus. Friday is a day of love. Love is more than a feeling, it is an action. Why is Valentine’s Day different than other days in the year? Because people take action on their feelings. Love must be intentional. There are three reasons we […]
Who will you trust Thursday?
Posted on March 19, 2015 2 Comments
Today is Thursday. Thursday is named after three different mythological gods – Thor, Jupiter and Zeus. The name of the Norse god Thor, literally means “Thor’s day” in Old English. In most romance languages, Thursday ia named after the Roman god Jupiter, the god of thunder and sky. In Latin, the day was known as Iovis […]
Life or Death Wednesday!
Posted on March 18, 2015 3 Comments
The origin of the word Wednesday is derived from two different gods. The Germanic god, Woden (Odin) – “Woden Day” and the Greek god of Mercury – “Day of Mercury”. Roman culture believed that Woden, the god of war, poetry, knowledge, and wisdom, was also thought to be responsible for the creation of the world and of […]
Put your battle armor on Tuesday!
Posted on March 17, 2015 4 Comments
Put your battle armor on Tuesday. Tuesday is named after the Norse god of war, Tyr (or Tiw) and the Roman god of war, Mars. Monday is a day of creation. All things are new! You are on fire for your dream and your vision is pregnant with potential. Tuesday morning you wake up, and […]