There’s a Cherokee story about two wolves, and it serves as an excellent parable. It goes something like this: One evening, an elderly Cherokee brave told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “my son, the battle is between two ‘wolves’ inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, …
Network Marketing and Post Traumatic Growth
I’ve had an interesting realization recently. Over the past couple weeks, I’ve visited with quite a few people and have been reflecting on what has worked over the past year. It’s good to do that from time to time to adjust for growth. You cannot do the same thing next year that you’re doing this …
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Looking Back on 25 Years of Army Service
July 17, 1992 I was 17 years old. I’ve known I wanted to serve in our military pretty much since I was born but finally deciding I wanted to join the Army when I was 12. I couldn’t wait to get out of school and never really cared about school cause I knew the Army would teach me what I needed to know.
Boulder Crest Retreat Family PATHH
I welcome struggle. Too many people fear struggle. They wish “life were easier”. People say life is so hard. No, it’s hard work. We should celebrate struggle cause only then do we get stronger. You want to be tough? You wanna be hard? Push thru struggle, see it thru to the other side.
Reality vs Optimism. What’s the Difference?
Optimism is hoping and reality is controlling. You can control your reality. Control is real movement, choices and action. Hoping for the optimum requires nothing but candy cane and lollipop dreams.
Choices: What Our Future Holds For Us
Tony Robbins said, "If I'd had the mother I wanted I wouldn't be the man I am proud to be". What is he talking about? Due to his horrific childhood, many times at fear for his life from his mother, he has evolved into what many struggle to be. Carl Jung said, "I'm not what happened, it's what I choose to become". It's about creating change, folks. The ability to have clarity in chaos will enable you to make t
Are You a Wolf or a Sheep Dog?
What Gives Me Joy
Yesterday at church, the sermon was about Joy. I’ll stop capitalizing it now. I thought about that sermon all day. I’ve had a rough year with depression and feeling lost due to my injury overseas last year. I've pulled out of that hole but I have my mom
Having Faith in Purpose
You may not know your purpose now, but believe me, you have purpose. We all do. Faith is believing in something you cannot see.