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Is What We Call Contentment Simply Settling for Less?

I believe false contentment is prevalent and even virally infecting many of us. What is “false contentment?” you ask. I define it as a limiting mindset that normalizes, and is satisfied with, average achievements. (click to tweet) I know this may sound crazy, but if you have learned how to shift your thinking in order […]

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Have You Defined a Successful Day?

Have you ever heard that saying, “success is a journey, not a destination?” But how many people have a definition for the journey? How many people can live a day and feel like a success irregardless of how close they’ve come to reaching big picture goals? Most of us define the destination, focus on the […]

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Success in Spiritual Work

All work is not the same. Some work is a response, some is obedience, while other work is a seed to invoke a response. Sometimes we do things because we want to please God or others. We want our actions to line up with our words or beliefs. I think this is admirable and acceptable, […]

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What makes me special?

In the recent weeks, I’ve had opportunities to network and mingle in environments a bit different / slightly classy than my norms. As I’ve prepared for the events my mind swirls over a variety of issues like, what I should wear — how do I present myself? Am I underdressed or overdressed? Do I look […]

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3 Options on failure

1 – Never Fail You’ve made fear and or security your god.You’ll never attempt much, never experience or learn much and thus never grow or go anywhere significant. 2 – Fail Once You’ve taken failure to mean permanent rejection. You see life as still images and miss the motion picture. You’ve been lied to. Everyone you envy, […]

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PERSPECTIVE : I went to Nashville once

I use to write songs and wanted to see if I had the chops to get approval from Nashville. They told me some songs like mine were suited best for the genre: friends and family. I never went back. Today recalling the event, I see it in a new perspective. I can say “I went […]