I hope you fail!

I hope you fail! I really do! My articles, for a little while anyway, will be centered on mindset and the way we think. So often we see failure as a reason to quit, an ending point for what we may attempt to achieve. We might say to ourselves, “Well, I tried and failed. Time…

The Power of Perseverence

All people have struggles, obstacles, and difficulties in life, it’s what makes us human. How we overcome those struggles is what makes us who we are and it is how we are measured by others. I don’t have regrets…none. I have faced many challenges in my life, however, I would not wish a single one…

What Motivates You?

I have come to a point in my life when I am scrutinizing my choices and what motivates me to make those choices. What has motivated you to read this blog? Maybe you were bored and there was nothing better to do. Maybe you are looking for anything that will bring on change or something…

Food For Thought

One of the choices I have struggled over and still struggle over in my life is food. In American, we have what we call the S.A.D. diet, or “Standard American Diet,” which consists of processed food often high in sugar, salt, saturated fat, and synthetic flavors and materials. About a year ago I decided to…

Reconnecting

It has been quite a ride over the past several years. To update, I have only one child living at home with me now and he just turned 14 years old yesterday. I have made many changes as a person on my journey over the past years and hope to make many more along the…

Connection Challenge

For the rest of this week I challenge all who are following this blog to make a simple connection with others and to be intentional about it. Pick one method that is simple and promotes kind responses. My top 10 suggestions: Smile at every person with whom you make eye contact. Say “Hello” or Good…

Media Productions

I have just spent two to three hours in the pre-production phase of a digital video and photography project. The raw material comes from a youth event that took place in Rapid City, SD back in November called C.D.Y.C (Central District Youth Conference) that takes place every year. Moments ago I was brainstorming what I…