Social media is poisoning your soul. Universal Human Goods are the antidote.
I make goals and resolutions, but for me the most important thing is knowing who I want to be. Defining – or redefining as the case may be – is even more vital than making goals and resolutions. If we do not know ourselves, and have in mind who we want to be, all the goals in the world don’t matter.
Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas!
Honored to have presented to the Ft Worth Downtown Rotary last month, and so appreciative for the Fort Worth Municipal Channel for the webcast! This is the abbreviated version of my Five Be’s talk – hope you enjoy!
Remember to be nice to your relatives and enjoy the day giving thanks for your blessings – remember, even small blessings are still blessings!
Following the crowd is a good way to get lost.
A short excerpt from a presentation to the Honolulu PMI Chapter in 2017.
Virtue sometimes gets a bad rap – it’s time to de-mystify the word and even remind ourselves that “virtue” is just another way to live a healthy and successful life.
I get asked occasionally where I got the idea for my most popular talk and book, The Five Be’s: A Straightforward Guide to Life, and so I thought I’d make room here to talk about it.
All of us benefit from a society that embraces virtue with people who try their best to be virtuous.
In a world where everyone can broadcast to the planet, many of us believe we have to exaggerate to be heard. I’m here to tell you that’s a false premise. If you feel like no one is listening to you, I’ll tell you why I think that’s the case.
In last week’s post I discussed an example of an “honest mistake” using an example from an HBO dramatization of the Apollo Moon program in the 1960s. Today, we discuss crimes.
Recently, the abuse scandal in the Catholic Church many of us thought was behind us has been thrust back into the spotlight. According to what I’ve read, it was brought about largely because men in positions of authority either lacked the moral courage to act or worse, condoned the behavior of men committing crimes against […]
Reconnecting with my podcast friend in person–and talking about authenticity!
This week I’m pleased to bring you my guest post on The Outbound Collective. Be sure to click the link and show them some love! My mom was a prolific writer and tried mightily to get her short story published about the vacations she used to take with her 4 siblings and her mom and dad […]
This week I’m pleased to bring you my guest post on the Society of American Military Engineer’s Bricks & Clicks Blog. Be sure to click the link and show them some love! Every time I come back from the Society of American Military Engineers Joint Engineer Training Conference (“JETC”), I find myself sorting through a […]
Part of the charm of our new home in Texas has got to be the wildlife. We live near Landa Park and Panther Canyon, and so we see deer, grey fox, possums, raccoons, owls, and scores of songbirds on a daily basis. Despite being in the heart of New Braunfels, we’re still a small enough town to […]
The Andy Griffith Show has some of the most beloved characters in television, even to this day. Mayberry, the fictional town where Sheriff Andy Taylor (Andy Griffith) worked, is the synonymous with the America “back when” that probably never really ever existed anywhere but in our hearts. Reality television has replaced the idyllic version of […]