Category Archives: Inspiration

Posts that are inspirational in any way, physically, psychologically, or just mentally uplifting.

Learn from Your Mistakes

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Everybody makes mistakes, some more than others. The real key is how you respond to those mistakes. In this respect, most of us are professionals. There are a few reasons I chose this subject today with the primary being my … Continue reading

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The Night I Ate Vanilla Eggs with My Wife

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I love my wife. I’ve had other loves in my life, but none such a perfect match. Notice I didn’t say she was perfect, or our relationship was, but the match. Like two pieces of a puzzle that come together … Continue reading

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To Conform, or Not to Conform

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My wife and I sat at dinner in a restaurant with another couple and our children awhile back when the subject came up about whether we should conform to society’s beliefs. My boy said something about wearing pink. I can’t … Continue reading

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Personal Tribute to the American Soldier

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I Give My Thanks to Every American Soldier I’ve never been a soldier in the military, nor has any of my immediate family. Yet one thing my parents taught me is to be thankful for those who make sacrifices in … Continue reading

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Take Time to Enjoy the Story of Your Life

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Take Your Time Today I’m reminded of one of my favorite quotes. There are many variations, but this is a simple version. “Success is a journey, not a destination.” This version is from Ben Sweetland, author of Get Rich While … Continue reading

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Positive Thinking: Is it as Amazing as Some Believe?

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When I first heard about positive thinking it sounded like a miracle. I couldn’t understand why more people didn’t take advantage of something so easy to put into practice. People used the power of positive thinking to improve their performance … Continue reading

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Great Expectations and the Amazing First Kiss… Or Maybe Not

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I checked out a fellow writer’s blog about first loves and it reminded me of my first kiss. The name of her blog post is At What Age Does Love Begin by Louise Phillips. Her blog and Twitter name are … Continue reading

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My Son is Tougher Than Me

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My son was able to remind his daddy of something today, that I was being whiny. For about a week now, I have been having horrible reactions to allergies. I’ve been whining about it on Twitter and to my wife. … Continue reading

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When Giving Becomes Taking

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We are taught from a young age that giving is a good thing. As the old axiom says, there can be too much of a good thing. Let’s talk about some easy examples first. What happens when you give a … Continue reading

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Nothing Like a Strong Slap to the Face: Becoming a Better Writer

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No matter what you do in life, whether it’s as a writer, for fun, for a career, or because someone told you to, eventually you’re slapped in the face. I’m speaking figuratively, though I’m sure it happens enough literally. A … Continue reading

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