The ABC’s of Relationships…

The ABC’s of Relationships…

“Is Cody alright?” The look on her face was genuinely concerned. A friend of my wife lightly touched her arm as she leaned in and said, “He seems… so quiet. Is he OK?” OK?!?! I was great, in fact! I had just completed the gauntlet of...
People That Pay, Pay Attention

People That Pay, Pay Attention

Have you ever gained access to something for free? Maybe you shared a login to a course that a friend bought… Or hacked the login to a membership site that you weren’t a part of… Or, more legitimately, you signed up for a free beta group or...
The No Spin Zone

The No Spin Zone

“I don’t…. remember” he muttered, eyes darting around nervously. “It’s pretty straightforward,” I replied. “Did you brush your teeth or not?” My son, [anonymous – you’ll have to guess which one] shifted...
The Pain Worth Enduring…

The Pain Worth Enduring…

I was reading a book last week and it talked about the avoidance of pain… We often think that life would be better if we could just avoid pain. On the surface it sounds good, but it’s completely the wrong way to look at it. Let me explain…...
Try Something New…

Try Something New…

When was the last time you tried something new? A few years back I was with my wife in a Wal-mart in a tiny Texas town. We were in the checkout line when I overheard a man chastise his son for trying to sneak a pack of sushi into the cart. “Do you even know what...
Selling The Dream, But Living The Nightmare

Selling The Dream, But Living The Nightmare

Don’t let someone’s social media profile fool you. You know the type: perfectly coifed hair, baby endangered creature in their arm, perched atop an Italian car parked in front of a marble mansion, embarking on their next exotic vacation via a private...