Peace, Love and Understanding I watched The Secret – Dare to Dream last night. It was a good story. I read "The Secret" when it came out mostly out of curiosity and because I read a lot of Dale Carnegie, Norman Vincent Peale, Napolean Hill, Robert Schuller, and every Sales Guru … [Read more...] about What’s so funny bout Peace, Love & Understanding?
The scents, the lights, the music, the hugs, the kisses, and the hunger in the eyes of a child. Taking off from LaGuardia one cold winter night, feeling lucky to get on the plane and for the plane to take off after an afternoon and evening of delay after delay (a very glamorous Life), I had Led … [Read more...] about What We Miss in Life
It was either late winter or early spring of 2005. I was "calling on" a family-run plumbing wholesaler with several locations, and they were expecting me. The morning was a beautiful and crisp sunny day. I was feeling happy, confident, and having a good time. I was traveling … [Read more...] about They Are Not Going To Like You
It is In Spite of Adversity that We Succeed - Life's Obstacles. Internal and External. Today, it feels like there are more obstacles than ever before. But I am not sure that's entirely true. You can't jump from where you are today to where you want to be in your mind … [Read more...] about It is In Spite of Adversity That We Succeed
Prayer Meeting “You can always tell the people who took the Dale Carnegie course; they stand up and talk for too long during prayer meetings. They don’t know when to sit down.” Well, that’s how I heard it as a 9 or 10-year-old. My Dad may not have said it that way, but … [Read more...] about All Things Must Pass
What makes a family? Lots of confusion that somehow gets managed..... Every family has confusion, unhappiness, adjustment, baggage & more baggage. And as my husband, Andy says, even your baggage has baggage. But isn't that life? Our expectations of how our childhood … [Read more...] about Even Your Baggage has Baggage
What if you found out your Sole Purpose in Life was to Love. We throw the word Love around so much, and it does seem superficial. But, look around you today, where can you see Love? Where are you feeling, Love? How often do we think about people we cannot relate to or get along … [Read more...] about How Much Love Did You Leave?
One of the first things I would train in Sales was seeing beauty. I always say, if you can’t find beauty, something positive in the world and people around you, don’t go into sales. This past January, I was in Las Vegas for a trade show. I posted the Red Rock reflection in the Red Rock … [Read more...] about Look for the Beautiful, Look for the True
A Fast-Paced Life –The world is full of people who are rushing. I am incredibly active in my daily life, but I am also at the age where I know my days are numbered. At some point, you begin to realize that all that rushing means your life is out of control. Your spiritual and … [Read more...] about The Dishes Are Gonna Be There When We Get Back
One of my all-time favorite memories of "Labor" is my time at This End Up Furniture Store. For me, it was a time of growing in leaps and bounds. TEU/This End Up had excellent sales training, a wonderful environment, solid furniture, and a lot of fun. For years after I left, I … [Read more...] about In All Labor There is Profit