INTERIOR INSPECTION

Accountability without inspection leads to irresponsibility.  Responsibility without inspection leads to mediocrity. Inspection is vital to winning. Winning is a choice. Elegant question: Why is inspection commonly rejected? We strongly tend to reject being inspected. In your life experience do most...

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INTENT vs. IMPACT

A well-developed EQ is evident when one knows and understands that intent must ultimately be measured by its impact. Growing up the statement was, "You can go to hell with good intentions." Not until I spent hundreds of hours counseling people...

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YOUR BODY- LIVING SACRIFICE

Your tongue can speak over 130 words a minute. Your mind can think over 400 words per minute. Recently a friend said to me, "Follow your heart and do what it tells you to do." This is exactly what I...

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USE YOUR EYES

If you have eyes, use them to see both external and internal beauty. How our eyes observe color through tinted lenses is comparative to how our emotional state affects our outlook on life. Our current mood can taint and distort...

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CHILD INSPIRATION 

Fall in love with children and you will be in love with life. Find joy in children and you will always be joyful. Play with children and you'll always be playful. Laugh with children and laughter will become easier for you. Smile at...

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TIME TO GIVE UP

Faith Hill joins Oprah in singing, I SURRENDER ALL. Faith can flat out sing! Oprah not so good. With tears of joy, Oprah tells her story of auditioning for the movie, The Color Purple. Oprah desperately wanted a role in...

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FIVE LIFE GIVING SYLLABLES

1. Will 2. You 3. For 4. Give 5. Me 75 years of life experience confirm to me that "will you forgive me" are the four most difficult words for people to say to those that have done wrong. Imagine the husband and...

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I CAN ONLY IMAGINE

Nearly 16 million views for the song I CAN ONLY IMAGINE by Mercy Me. That's a ton of views. As a boy, I mastered the skill of imagination to the point I could escape any difficult life situation. There were...

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SHORTCUT TO INCREASE

Years ago when I was in full-time marriage, family, and personal counseling I had a teenage client who was very defiant towards her parents.  I explained to her the concept of "Shortcut to Increase" and this was her response: "I would...

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SILENCE

“He comes to me in the silence.” - Mark Forrest Knock knock Who's there? Silence, I've come to see you because you need me! Please come in,  because I don't know how to experience silence. Ever taken a class on the subject of...

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