Our very lives depend on us listening to our hearts. Can we live, as humans, without hearts? The heart pumps life through our bodies. Left and right ventricles. The chambers of the heart ever churning to keep us alive. Our hearts are pretty important in order for us to keep on living. But the heart holds another purpose Read More

Catch Your Breath

I was flying back from a conference in Atlanta this past weekend and while on the flight, a thought occurred to me. Why do you think they suggest to secure your oxygen mask before assisting someone else? … The answer is profound. You can’t help someone else breathe, if you can’t breathe. This is why we gain education. This is why we strive. This is why we become disciplined in a practice that will shape us into something more and something stronger. Read More

Stepping Out

The most uncomfortable thing we can do is step out of our comfort zones. Deeply philosophical, I know; I often tell my students, “if you’re doing bad, do better.Read More

Always Changing

Just this past Friday I was allowed the opportunity to speak at a college orientation. I spoke in a gymnasium with an audience of about 300 people; new students and parents. Before I go on about the lessons I hoped to convey in that message, let me just say that I never feel so alive as I do when I am fully engaged in speaking to a group of people. I should say, I never feel so alive as I do when I am fully engaged in the moment. Read More

Sacrifice, obviously

Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

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