Abundance Mentality – an undiminishable reserve

Abundance Mentality – an undiminishable reserve Have you ever met one of those people who just always give? They give and give as though that’s all they care about. My wife is like this. Regardless of how tired she is, how much she’s already given, how busy she is, or how late it is, she […]

A psalm of life

A Psalm of Life A Psalm of LifeHenry Wadsworth Longfellow Tell me not, in mournful numbers,Life is but an empty dream!For the soul is dead that slumbers,And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest!And the grave is not its goal;Dust thou art, to dust returnest,Was not spoken of the soul. […]

Life Sculptor

Life Sculptor In association with “It is what you make of it” and “The Builders“, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, here’s another beautiful poem supporting the same point. Life SculptureGeorge Washington Doane Chisel in hand stood a sculptor boyWith his marble block before him,And his eyes lit up with a smile of joy,As an angel-dream passed […]

The Builders

The Builders In relationship with this post (It is what you make of it), the following poem is both enlightening and inspiring. The BuildersHenry Wadsworth Longfellow All are architects of fate,Working in these walls of time;Some with massive deeds and great,some with ornaments of rhyme. Nothing useless is, or low;each thing in its place is […]

Emotional Supply Lines sustain us all

Emotional Supply Lines sustain us all One critical element of military logistics is the notion of supply lines. Simply put, supply lines are the means whereby food, weapons, ammunition, information, and reinforcements (all those elements necessary to maintain health and readiness) are provided to a force. Any military unit must have well established and well […]

Don’t stare in your rear-view mirror

Don’t stare in your rear-view mirror Back when I was learning to drive, I had this really obnoxious drivers ed instructor who would reach his hand out the open window and smack the roof of the car, sending you into severe shock and making you slam on the brakes. Then he’d lecture you about not […]

Entropy – the most persistent of adversaries

Entropy – the most persistent of adversaries Entropy. It’s a concept that describes the natural deterioration of order. It’s a process of degeneration that begins almost instantly, in almost everything. Buy something new and almost instantly it begins to show signs of being used (at least if you live in my house, with six kids). […]