A Commitment To Integrity

Not all battles are not meant to be won. The best way forward is not always through. Sometimes we need to step back, regroup, and look at things from a different perspective. Commitment to a direction, an idea, or a relationship is important if we want to be successful with it. Nothing worthwhile is accomplished…

Courtesy In Preparation

Preparation is a form of courtesy. We are not in this world alone. Our actions and inactions have an affect on others. We must choose what kind of affect we want them have. When we are unprepared, underprepared, or ill-prepared for that which we must do from day to day, this has negative consequences not…

The Seasons Of Emotion

Just like everything around us, our emotions are in a constant state of change. In this way, they are not much different than the seasons, nor should we expect them to be. Happiness and sorrow, excitement and frustration, love and pain, will all come and go throughout the days, months, and years of our lives….

The Two Sides Of Integrity

Integrity is represented in two directions. One side of integrity faces out into the world and the other faces us. Outwardly, our integrity is represented by who we are, how we present ourselves to others, what we do, what we say, and how well our actions align with our words and intentions. Inwardly, our integrity…

On Passion And Purpose

Passion is a fickle friend who will ultimately disappoint those who rely on it. Passion comes, goes, and changes focus as it sees fit. It is selfish, fleeting, and easily swayed when challenges arise. Passion is an excuse for all manner of immature, irresponsible, and even hurtful decisions. It overrides what we know to be…