Sunday Story…Perfect

Sunday Story…Perfect

Sunday Story…Perfect Doesn’t exist. Yet many of us think we can be perfect. Or that we can do the thing perfectly. You can use a tool; to make what appears to be a perfect circle…maybe put a coin down and trace it. But when you look really closely or increase the...
Sunday Story…Hard Work Beats Talent

Sunday Story…Hard Work Beats Talent

Sunday Story…Hard Work Beats Talent When Talent doesn’t work hard. It takes work to develop a skill. It takes a dedicated, programmed effort to get better at something. I can be born with a talent but I will need to earn a skill. Talent, if you will, is something I am...
Sunday Story…The Tyranny of Noise.

Sunday Story…The Tyranny of Noise.

Sunday Story…The Tyranny of Noise. We live in a world full of distractions…full of noise. At night the stars are dim and hard to see…too much light. The traffic noise from planes and cars is incessant…too much noise. The barrage of information streaming at us is...
Sunday Story…I’m

Sunday Story…I’m

Sunday Story…I’m Hungry, tired, thirsty, cranky. My father, when one of us boys would say “I’m hungry”, would often respond with, “Hi hungry, my name is John. It’s nice to meet you.” And of course one of us children would get a little flustered and try to explain that...
Sunday Story…Finish Well

Sunday Story…Finish Well

We are often exhorted to “begin with the end in mind”. In other words, if you start you should have some idea or plan about how you are going to finish.Starting a book? What’s your plan to finish? Got a story to tell? How does it end? Going to begin a new eating plan?...
Sunday Story…It’s Magic!

Sunday Story…It’s Magic!

Sunday Story…It’s Magic! Or not. There is a hilarious YouTube video about why you can’t use a cell phone on an airplane. You can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYAq-7sOzXQ. There are lots of things that appear magic to us…weight loss, fitness,...