To be a parent…

Words for teenagers

The Fear of Falure

The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure”  ~Sven Goran Eriksson

The Twenty Dollar Bill

A well-known speaker started off his seminar holding up a $20.00 bill. In the room of 200, he asked, “Who would like this $20 bill?” Hands started … going up. He said, “I am going to give this $20 to one of you but first, let me do this.” He proceeded to crumple up the $20 […]

Don’t give up.

E-mail-November 14, 2012

Hi Bob – Great to talk with you tonight!  I’m so pleased and thankful that you had such a positive day!  You certainly deserve that and more!  You’re a bright spot in my life and I hope so much that its a spot that will be there forever!  I certainly love you very much and […]

How Bad do You Want it?

We wake up every morning and ask ourselves, ‘How bad do you want it?’ How much work are you willing to put forth for the things and people you want and need in your life? Nothing great comes without effort.. But I promise you that if it’s something of great meaning in your heart and […]

Bruno Mars – Today My Life Begins

While surfing the net near midnight tonight, I came across this. It has so much meaning for me and I think it will for many others as well. Hope you enjoy it…  

A Glorious Adventure

What does it all come down to?  Well, it’s been just about five and a half years now and with each year and each month, I come to terms with; what does it all come down too?  I guess it comes down to the words she wrote in her very first card she wrote to […]

Communication and Appreciation

It was completely and totally clear to both of us that: “Communication is Key”  we verbalized it enough but it was so much more than that.  Like we never considered all of our values and beliefs we had as “OLD” or “Old School”. For me today, looking back through all the thinking I do every day now, I […]