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What is the Lesson of Your Life?

So here we are. Back at that college class of your life. The textbook was purchased. The classes were attended. You studied as best as you could. In fact, the class was well attended. The final exam was rough though. The final exam was one question. In bold print at the top of the page. […]

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The Summers Were Longer Back Then

What do you miss most. What do you long for the most. It usually is something so simple. So elementary. The good humor ice cream truck coming around the corner on a summer afternoon. The summers were longer back then. We always yelled to our mom that we heard the ice cream truck and begged […]

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Gratitude

The underdog. The left behind. The last chosen. The different from the others one. The unique one. The special one. Protect them. Defend them. Give them an opportunity. Show them that they matter just as they are. They are the ones who make the difference. They are the ones who shine in colors that we […]

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When the Doing is Done

The return That’s what he called it. The return. That moment in a life when the doing was done. The acquiring was enough. The being away from the ones you care about the most has taken its course. It is time for the return. Return to being and not always doing. It has been said […]

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What Are You Waiting For?

The day after he died everyone went back to work. The day after he died everyone did all the things they did the day before he died. Yet he took the burden of the day on his shoulders every day as if it wouldn’t go on unless he was there. He managed a milk dairy. […]

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Harmony

Harmony. That is the essence of what you should be seeking in your day and life. In the life of your family. Harmony. It is not merely musical in nature. Harmony in the gentle hum of a balanced life. Whatever you are doing today…meditating or jogging or spending time with friends and family…or working…find the […]

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Connections

My father used to ask… Do you like what you do well or Do you do well what you like. It was always a good dinner discussion growing up. We sat around the dinner table and discussed the day and then he would toss up a question like that. Do you sit around the dinner […]

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Extraordinary

What is extraordinary. Sometimes that word is misused. Yesterday we took the Triumph and the Harley out for a ride. Visited a friend. Wandered the side roads of town. Those in cars are truly oblivious to the subtle moments in a ride. They are on iPhones or changing the channel on the radio or chattering […]

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Objective

What is your objective. Today. What is your objective. Each moment. Do you have an objective. Or is it just a to do list that you are trying to get through….over and over again. It has to mean more than that. It has to be more than a to do list. We are more than […]

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Brave

The sweat dripped off the shirt. The word written across the back of the shirt said BRAVE. Brave. When was the last time you pushed yourself into brave territory. Do you see it during the day? Are we all just playing it so safe? What would brave territory look like. Say what needs to be […]

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