The Power of Words

Have you ever said something that you wished you could take back?!  Truth be told, anyone who is older than 2 years can likely relate. Whether it is to your significant other, a family member, a co-worker, or a stranger; we’ve all had one of those moments when we lost our cool…and control of our …

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The Resilience Factor

Have you ever wondered why some people who experience adversity are able to rise above it while others are not? If each of us would think back we can likely remember when the anticipation of a new life experience outweighed any fear of danger, hurt, or disappointment that we might be exposed to if our …

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Service-Oriented or Self-Oriented

With the stroke of midnight just over five minutes away on the US East Coast, many of us will celebrate what Christians consider one of the the most important holidays of our faith…Christmas.  For those of us who find the season and the reason a joyous one of praise, reflection, and thanksgiving for all of …

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Positively Positive

Those who know me and interact with me on a regular basis will tell you that I typically greet others with a smile and tend to look for the positive in most situations. I must admit, though, that even I have faced some circumstances that made it very difficult to maintain my usually-calm demeanor. Like …

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