Life's Journeys

LESSONS TO LIVE BY – PART ONE

LESSONS TO LIVE BY – PART ONE

Let people know what you stand for – and what you won’t stand for. Be brave.  Even if you’re not, pretend to be.  In most cases, it is hard to tell the difference. Full disclosure (business or personal) is extremely important – work hard to get it.  PopPop’s...

Heterogenous Thoughts of Others

Heterogenous Thoughts of Others

Don’t be irreplaceable.  If you can’t be replaced, you can’t be promoted. Always remember you are unique.  Just like everyone else. Never test the depth of the water with both feet. If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments. Life...

The Scars of Anger

The Scars of Anger

There was a little boy with a bad temper.  His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper to hammer a nail in the back fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence.  Then it gradually dwindled down.  He discovered...

10 Things Children Need and Want

10 Things Children Need and Want

  HARMONY – Their parents should not have unresolved and destructive conflict in front of them. LOVE – They wish to be treated with the same affection as other children in the family. HONESTY – They do not want to be lied to. ACCEPTANCE – They desire mutual tolerance...

Going Full Circle

Going Full Circle

At age 4, success is not peeing in your pants. At age 12, success is having friends. At age 16, success is having a driver’s license. At age 25, success is having sex with your loved one. At age 35, success is having money. At age 60, success is having money. At age...

Perspective of a Son

Perspective of a Son

Perspective is a wonderful thing!!  Perspective makes you wonder what would happen if we all gave thanks for everything we have, instead of worrying about what we don’t have.  See the story below. PERSPECTIVE OF A SON One day a father of a very wealthy family took his...