I’m a firm believer in adopting a mindset that looks at what can be done. I see opportunities to learn and grow everywhere, if we choose to see them that way. In work and life, I’ve known many that would see challenges as opportunities to overcome, and I’ve known many that see what can’t be…… Continue reading Focus on What You Can Do
Should we give people in the past leeway in terms of morality and ethics? I’ve often thought about this growing up, while in school, and even at times in my adult life. With the unrest ongoing in our country this year, these questions come back to me. I often hear that “things were different back…… Continue reading Morality is Timeless
Life always seems to come down to numbers and stats. Each year, numbers of children are born, numbers of people die. We divide our populations into generations, boomers, x, millennial, etc… A certain number of people will contract a disease or sickness. Stats document people affected by the coronavirus or the flu. War seems to…… Continue reading In Memory of Kathi
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, as stated in Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion. Although Newton was arguing in terms of physics, I like to adopt the mindset of applying this to my personal life. For every one of my actions, thoughts, and words, there is a reaction onto others. …… Continue reading Mindful Actions for Positivity
Unfortunately, the concept of patriotism has become a political hot button topic. One that will immediately polarize far too many people, who will cling to their beliefs, no matter what. Watching the recent debates of the national anthem made me give it some thought. What is patriotism? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as “love for…… Continue reading The Depth of Patriotism
With most things, tearing down and destroying is much easier than building and creating. An engineer or architect may spend months designing and drawing up plane, workers may spend more time building and constructing. Building something worthwhile takes time and effort. Any fool can come in with a wrecking ball and tear it down in…… Continue reading The Wisdom of Building, The Foolishness of Destroying
Apollo, Where Art Thou I always surge with pride when reflecting on the history of our space program. I grew up in south Florida, close enough to the Kennedy Space Center to be within the shadow of NASA, but not close enough to see quality rocket launches. As a child, I fondly remember seeing many…… Continue reading Apollo, Where Art Thou?