Success is a Process of Becoming

Success is not what we accumulate, but who we become. There is no mystical end point where we can say that we have arrived and that our work is done. If we are driven in any way, we will want to and we must continue to move forward. If there is no final destination where…

Maintain Your Bearing

Another person’s longterm plans may not include you. No matter how much you may wish to be a part of someone else’s life and their longterm plans, they may not feel the same way. You may be on parallel paths now, but while you continue to move forward, they may be making decisions and taking…

A Dream in Writing is a Plan

If we put our dreams on paper, they are no longer dreams, they are plans. There is a lot of power in putting pen to paper. The physical act of placing an idea outside of ourselves, in the open, where we can see it, where anyone can see it, transforms that idea and it transforms…

Wings of Uncertainty

Gravity is real, but, with the proper preparations, it’s negotiable. Attempting some new venture is kind of like trying to fly. All of the forces around us and inside of us tell us it is impossible. They want nothing more than to pull us back down to Earth where we belong. In order to overcome…

Running Blind With Fear

As much as we feel as if we are chasing what we value, more often than not we are simply running away from what we fear. Fear is a much more powerful motivator than hope. The fear of not having security, status, health, wealth, or love, not to mention food, water, clothing, and shelter, drives…