• Mini Mission—Be an example

    Someone wise once said: Everybody teaches us something. Some how we want to live. Others how we don’t. I’m impatient. It’s a character flaw, plain and simple. And while I don’t beat myself up about my impatience, it’s something I actively work to improve. When I’m impatient—whether with the slow speed of service at a […]

  • 10 things to do after a setback

    There are all the inspiring quotes about setbacks: Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. —Winston Churchill Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. —F. Scott Fitzgerald Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. —Dale […]

  • Bend, Do Not Break

    Bend with life, but don’t break

      Bend, don’t break. So easy to say. So hard to do when all that feels possible is breaking. Breaking down, not through. Breaking up, not out. Breaking apart. Bend, don’t break. Even though bending, bending, bending seems to take so much energy. While breaking seems easier somehow. Break and you’re done. But the living […]