Fleeting Moments

We only get so many moments in a day before it has passed us by, never to return.  Within each of these moments is an opportunity.  We can either cherish and enjoy these moments for the precious gift that they are or we can squander them with endless distractions and desires.  Whatever we choose to…

A Catalyst For Change

Being unhappy about things we cannot change does not empower us to change them.  Not only that, but it actually makes us less effective over the things we can change.  This does not mean that we should simply accept that which we find objectionable or undesirable.  We should do everything in our power to find…

Our Opportunities

There is not much use in being mad at people for doing things we would have done ourselves if we had the opportunity.  This type of jealousy is really just misplaced regret.  We are far better off making the most of the opportunities we have been given. If we start where we are, embracing the…

With What We Have

We may never be the best at what we do.  There will likely always be others who do it better.  There are a lot of people in this world and many are born more gifted, more privileged, or simply more driven than ourselves.  This is a fact of life.  Ignoring it, denying it, or pushing…

Lost Time

We cannot make up for lost time.  That is not how life works.  We do not get to go back.  There is nothing we can do to undo what is done or to do what has not been.  There is only this moment and this opportunity.  The only way to do right by our past…