Spring Cleaning: A Leadership skill


Spring is a time for cleaning, you know, Spring Cleaning… - Yard work - All the closets in the house - The Garage - The Windows - The Walls Every surface and every corner gets a good deep cleaning, places you haven't looked at all winter and now you are obligated to, for Spring Cleaning … Continue reading Spring Cleaning: A Leadership skill

Road to Redemption: How to Overcome Feeling Sorry for Yourself


Feeling sorry for yourself, and you present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have. -Dale Carnegie What can we do about this, how can we change our own outlook on our own life? How do we stop feeling sorry for ourselves, stopping the self-pity and self loathing?  … Continue reading Road to Redemption: How to Overcome Feeling Sorry for Yourself

Take Courage: A Lenten Meditation


25 Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. 26 When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear. 27 But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.” 28 “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter … Continue reading Take Courage: A Lenten Meditation

Why New Years Resolutions fail… And what you can do about it…


For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning. ~T.S. Eliot, "Little Gidding Good words to start the New Year with. It never fails to amaze me, all the work-up to the year's end. Truly I don’t get it, … Continue reading Why New Years Resolutions fail… And what you can do about it…

10 Simple rules for life, with complex results


Out lives are often times disordered and chaotic. With all the driving, planning, parenting and working, we often times forget to care for ourselves, and the result is we  find ourselves burnt out and unable to do, or at-least do well, all the driving, planning, parenting and working we are required to do. The truth … Continue reading 10 Simple rules for life, with complex results

Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?


http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/09/lent-2011-are-you-ready-for-it/ Image via Wikipedia With Lent here, it’s a good time to ask the question, “Are you ready for it?” or an even better question, “Do you understand it?” Lent is a complex time in the Church year, we are depriving ourselves, we are reminded of our mortality yet we are to be preparing for … Continue reading Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?

Not good enough for Her


Image via Wikipedia You ever wonder what makes people tick, how they process information, I do. But all to often it’s because of there stupidity that makes me think about this. Today is a perfect example. As I stated in a previous post, my sister is having issues with someone she was trying to help … Continue reading Not good enough for Her