The Clues of Essence (A Child’s Passion)

If we pay no attention to the things our children are passionate about, they may pay no attention to those things as well. Our children are more than what we teach and shape them to be. There is some unique essence within them that is always trying to express itself. Our job, as parents, is…

The Impracticality of Regret

Practicality precedes longterm happiness, but it must not come at the cost of it. Once we reach the age wherein we begin to become responsible for ourselves, there are certain necessities that we must consider. These are the needs that, for our own survival, must precede our wants. We must have food, clothing, and shelter…

The Problem With Solving Problems

“The best businesses come from peoples’ bad personal experiences. If you just keep your eyes open, you’re going to find something that frustrates you and then you think, ‘Well, I can maybe do it better than it’s being done and there you have a business. if you can improve people‘s lives, you have a business.”…

Enthusiasm is a Moment of Weakness

How do we protect our passion from our discouragers? When we are at our most enthusiastic, most excited, and most optimistic about an idea, we are also our most vulnerable. If, in this moment, the people around us encourage us, motivate us, and help to clear our path, we can accomplish anything. If, however, they…

Gifts are Meant to be Given

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” —Toni Morrison Our deepest desires, our strongest feelings about what needs to change in the world are all a gift. They are a gift to both us and the world around us. For us, they…