Path to Mastery

My son opens the new box of Legos. He is excited and can’t wait to complete finished product as shown on the box. Multiple bags of bricks come out of the box and then the instructions. The instructions. A book that can shoot upwards of a hundred pages depending on the difficulty of the project. […]

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Your Motive

When you exercise, who are you exercising for? When you go to the gym, are you there to get in shape or to impress others? This was the discussion I had last week with several colleagues.What is the motivation behind some of the antics seen in the gym? Too often, we see some ridiculous feat […]

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Prudence 2/18/2019

Walk with the wise and you become wise, but the companion of fools fares badly. -Proverbs 13:20 You are the company you keep. ____________________ The Virtue of Prudence There is an unlimited wealth in having wisdom that goes beyond money, possessions, and social status. We can all grow in wisdom if we choose to pursue […]

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Prudence 2/11/2019

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience. -Denis Waitley Embrace the pain. Learn. Be of good cheer, because these mistakes will one day result in wisdom. ____________________ The Virtue of Prudence There is an unlimited wealth in having wisdom that goes beyond money, possessions, […]

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Prudence 2/4/2019

He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak. -Montaigne Even softly spoken, the most powerful words are the ones spoken in wisdom. ____________________ The Virtue of Prudence There is an unlimited wealth in having wisdom that goes beyond money, possessions, and social status. We can all grow in […]

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Prudence 1/28/2019

Go wisely and slowly, lest you rush, stumble, and fall. -William Shakespeare Slow and steady wins the race. ____________________ The Virtue of Prudence There is an unlimited wealth in having wisdom that goes beyond money, possessions, and social status. We can all grow in wisdom if we choose to pursue it. King Solomon regarded as […]

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Prudence 1/21/2019

If at first you don’t succeed, before you try again, stop to figure out what you did wrong. -Leo Rosten Only a fool will make the same mistakes over and over. Test, fail, analyze, correct, test again. Repeat as necessary. ____________________ The Virtue of Prudence There is an unlimited wealth in having wisdom that goes […]

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Prudence 1/14/2019

If you want to win, practice virtue. If you win with virtue, your opponent buries himself. -Awa Kenzô Under many names but here’s the list: wisdom, courage, discipline, justice, faith, hope, charity. Practice these and win. ____________________ The Virtue of Prudence There is an unlimited wealth in having wisdom that goes beyond money, possessions, and […]

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Take Your Lumps, Learn

A boxer knows he is going to get hit. He may learn how to take the hits and minimize the damage. But he knows that if he is going to fight, he is going to get hit. Does that prevent him from stepping into the ring? The pain of getting hit should be a powerful […]

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Balance and Refined

I am a huge fan of fitness analogies! The process of getting your body into its optimal condition is the same process as getting your mind and your soul into their optimal conditions. In order to get better, you have to train. You have to give it the right nutrients. You don’t get stronger unless […]

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