Celebrating milestones is something I am terrible about! I have purposefully worked on setting reminders on my phone for various events such as birthdays of family and our people, work anniverseries of our people, dates of marriages or dates of lost loved ones. But there are also opportunities in celebrating many other achievements be it at home or work with our teams or families. And we must all get better at celebrating our people’s or family’s achievements.

At thi...

March 25, 2020

Max Lucado teaches us your heart is like a greenhouse. Our thoughts are the seeds, and your mind is the doorway to your greenhouse. What we feed our mind, goes right through our brain and prefrontal cortex, then on deeper into our brain to begin to formulate our thoughts. Our heart is the powerhouse of our bodies, and it allows us to grow or decay. What we feed our mind is the water and the food we feed the seeds and that is often tainted water or food that is not h...

March 11, 2020

Our daughter has always been a little bit more of the quiet, reserved type - never one to want to be in the limelight and always a little nervous about trying something new. She has a huge love for people and is one of the most generous souls I have ever known, but it takes her a little bit to warm up to people and feel comfortable. I have no doubt that she gets some of these traits from me. Given that information, Nels and I were both a little surprised when she as...