Success Requires Internal Discipline

When men and women join the military, they must go through an intensive training process known as boot camp. The purpose of boot camp is to transform an individual in a physical, emotional, and mental way. This transformation process begins as soon as the recruits step from the bus onto the grounds of the boot camp. The training seems almost cruel at times as people are pushed to their limits and … [Read More...]

Roses of Life

Learn From the Thorns in Your Life

We have a wonderful climbing rose near our front door that produces some really beautiful apricot colored roses. As I cut and prepared the roses for display as an arrangement this summer, I suffered many pricks from the thorns on their stems. Needless to say, I wondered if I would not have been better off leaving the roses on the bush and enjoying their beauty from a safe distance. My thoughts … [Read More...]

Project Planning

Bite Size Pieces

"So much to do, so little time." My husband and I often think that way. In fact, we find ourselves either doing, or thinking about doing, some task or goal most of our waking hours. We have chosen a lifestyle that demands much of our time and energy. We are often controlled by that lifestyle, rather than controlling it. Most days we thrive in that atmosphere; however, some days we are … [Read More...]