Past Failure

Past Failure

Do not allow your past failures to hold you back from realizing your fullest potential.  For many, when tough times come, they do not know how to overcome them, so they simply just give up.  This is a very damaging mindset to have.  Unfortunately, a lot...
Ownership

Ownership

Take full responsibility for what happens in your life!  This is the highest form of maturity in an individual.  Anyone can dwell upon the negative and buy into the narrative that the world must be conspiring against you.  Instead, take total...
Stewardship

Stewardship

When you hear the word “stewardship,” do you immediately think of financial responsibility?  This is a major part of leading a life of good stewardship, but there is much more to this concept.  Stewardship encompasses all areas of life.  When we...
Determination

Determination

When you think of determination, perseverance, or grit, does a mental picture instantly come to mind?  For me, my thoughts go directly to the Battle of Iwo Jima and the iconic photograph of the five American Marines and a Navy corpsman raising our flag...
United We Stand

United We Stand

It is amazing how quickly tides can turn in our world.  A short time ago, we were celebrating the resiliency and determination of those standing on the frontline, battling the war waged on us by COVID-19.  Unfortunately, like shifting sands, these...
Normalcy

Normalcy

Normalcy is something I think most people are longing for.  The last few months have been anything but normal.  And for some, life as they knew it may never be the same.  For me, normalcy means going about my daily tasks with a sense of purpose and...