“What kind of day are you going to have?” That is the question I ask my kids every morning as they leave for school. Their reply, “a better day than yesterday.” My youngest then says,”but not as good as tomorrow!” Always with her heart melting little smile. Finally, I’ll ask, “whose choice is it?” “It’s my choice!”, They will each reply. Some days, with more enthusiasm than other. I will then end this morning ritual with, “Make the right choices!”. Continue reading “Jan 25, 2016 – What kind of day are you going to have? It’s your choice!”
“Stay the Course.” This realization is how I’m starting my day. This simple movie line – The Patriot – has penetrated my mind and made me become aware of one simple truth. I’ve wondered off my path!
Today started normal enough. My alarm went off and I finally got up about 15 minutes later. I threw on my sweats, went downstairs, made my morning travel cup of ‘Joe’ (coffee) and drove my son to school. He has to be there 30 minutes earlier then my girls, he is one of the older kids that help the younger ones out of their cars and to their class. When I arrive back home, I tell my girls, “hurry up and get dressed, you should be sitting down and eating by now!” I go upstairs to start getting ready for work, as my wife journeys downstairs to take over getting the girls ready. “Tag Your It!” Continue reading “Jan 20, 2016 – Stay the Course!”
To Live strictly by Morals and Values is to Live a flawed Life. Don’t get me wrong, it’s good to have Morals and Values. But, we tend to believe there is some great Moral code, which is universal and applies to everyone. The problem with this is not everyone shares the same Morals and Values. They are relative terms, decided by the common beliefs which are native to the region or society we were raised around. Continue reading “Are Morals and Values flawed?”