Change the Way You Think

Prudence 5/20/2019: Change the Way You Think Sometimes you get stuck on a level. You try over and over again, but you just cannot pass it. Enough tries, and soon you will be repeating the same steps that caused you to lose. It might be a game. It might be calculus. It might be a […]

Read More…

Push Past the Pain

Courage 5/16/2019: Push Past the Pain One of the best books I have read this year is Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins. This is an ultramarathoner and former Navy Seal who knows how to deal with pain and does not allow that pain to stop him from […]

Read More…

Don’t Stand by the Wayside

Justice 5/15/2019: Don’t Stand by the Wayside And you can also commit injustice by doing nothing. -Marcus Aurelius Nothing is not an option for the just man. Standing by the wayside saying your hands are clean of evil is not an option when an injustice is being done in your presence. To do nothing is […]

Read More…

Automating Toward Success

Temperance 5/14/2019: Automating Toward Success The right habits will make the individual incredibly disciplined. It will put you on auto-pilot towards your desired destination. Like a direct deposit into your retirement plan, you won’t have to think about it. You just do it. What can you do to optimize your routine? Is it moving your […]

Read More…

Prudence 5/13/2019: What Are You Pursuing?

I remember when I was younger, how I pursued worthless things. I wanted things at the present moment, because they were pleasing to the senses. They were things that I didn’t think I could live without, things that once possessed became meaningless. I wasn’t careful with money. I wasn’t careful with time. I lived in […]

Read More…

Charity 5/12/2019: Smile

I often have to remind myself to smile. I get lost in my head, lost in my own thoughts. When people see me, they think I am upset. It isn’t the case, but it is their perception. When I think about it and put that smile on my face, things change. Others light up. They […]

Read More…

Hope 5/11/2019: Into the Light

We must remain hopeful even in the darkest of times. This is when the real test comes and we begin to change into our future selves. Here is where we find our mettle. Here, where we evolve. Think back to the darkest moments of the past. You survived. You became stronger. You saw the light […]

Read More…

Faith 5/10/2019: Prepare for What May Come (pt. 2)

An unexpected continuation to yesterday’s post: What we are able to do in the future in contingent upon the things we did in the past. What we do today affects what we are able to do tomorrow. Don’t let your opportunities go by because you failed in your training. You simply have to get after […]

Read More…

Courage 5/9/2019: Prepare for What May Come

I can’t count how many times it has happened in my own life. A chance to buy the “perfect” house, a great deal on a car, the awesome vacation. I couldn’t do it. I wasn’t prepared. I didn’t have the money. And those were just things. What about missed weddings, family reunions, job opportunities, and […]

Read More…

Justice 5/8/2019: Impeccable Conduct

Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of gossip. -Richard Steele It can spread quickly and kill an honest person’s reputation. It is sad to see modern society embrace such tactics of destruction. Living in the late 1600’s, Richard Steele understood the power and speed of gossip. Imagine if he […]

Read More…