Where Will You End Up?

While great hope and promise accompanies most births, not every child is given the same set of advantages. Those differences may be in the area of the family’s financial situation, whether the child is born into a one or two parent household, the support (or lack thereof) of a strong extended family, and so on.…

Have You Been Feeling Stuck?

 These past few months may go down in history as the months that weren’t, or at least it has felt that way. People have been quarantined, ordered to stay at home and shelter in place, wear masks, socially distance, as well as other restrictions. Being forced to stay at home has had some predictable consequences.…

Are You Focusing on What Truly Matters?

The first half of 2020 has certainly been different than anyone imagined going into the year. The world seemed pretty locked down, changing the way we do business. Weddings have been postponed, extended family gatherings delayed, and even graduation ceremonies were cancelled or, at best, given an alternative format. Our experience with the pandemic, hopefully,…

Do You Need a Clue?

I don’t know about you, but most of the time I need all the clues I can get – just ask my wife. But let me back up; you are probably wondering “Clues about what?” Most of us have probably walked into a restaurant and seen a couple, or perhaps an entire family, sitting at…

What Are You Doing?

 I want to share today a story that comes from General Colin Powell. I once watched a TV documentary about the Empire State Building. For most of the hour, the documentary toured the wonders of the building – its history and structure: how many elevators it had, how many people worked or visited there, how…

Why Do We Resist?

I recently read an article in which journalist Victoria Loustalot was asked why, even in the information age, many people continue to seek out psychics?  Her response is interesting. Humans have always grappled with a connection to something larger than ourselves. In generations past, those questions were often answered by organized religion. For many, that’s…

Would You Ever . . .

Today’s question is – Would you ever think about retiring? Some may be thinking – “Yea, all the time!” Thoughts of retirement are pretty normal for lots of different reasons: because you hate your job; perhaps you are tired; or maybe you are simply bored and want to do something else. And yet, many individuals…