My Dad Is…

I realized recently that all my best material comes from my Dad and with Father’s Day being just around the corner, I thought I’d pay homage to all the dads and dad-figures out there with this little poem. Please share and enjoy!

Do What Nike Says

In this blog, I talk a lot about the importance of planning but, after all is said and done, there comes a time when you need to stop planning and Just Do It! I know what you’re thinking: I can’t believe this guy is quoting a corporate slogan! But it really does define what needs … Continue reading “Do What Nike Says”

Be Your Own Hero

Back in 1993, there was a movie released called Alive. It’s based on the true story of a Uruguayan rugby team who get stranded in the Andes Mountains after their plane goes down. In order to survive, the team is forced to do some intense things. At one point, one of the main characters, Nando, … Continue reading “Be Your Own Hero”


Money isn’t everything, but it sure makes some things a lot easier. I remember the day I realized my family was poor. It was incredibly unpleasant. My sister and I used to play with pencil crayons, pretending they were dolls and action figures, and it was during one of those games that my sister broke … Continue reading “POOR ROOTS, RICH STORIES”

Mothers Are…

With just 6 days until Mother’s Day, I thought I’d pay homage to all the moms and mom-figures out there with this little poem. Mothers Are… Soldiers of Love Providers of Wisdom Healers of Wounds Tellers of Stories Fixers of Problems Bringers of Cuddles Banishers of Bullies Protectors of Feelings Motivators of Dreams Creators of … Continue reading “Mothers Are…”

The Benefits of Struggle

It’s been said that the hardest struggle faced is the caterpillar’s struggle to break free from its cocoon. If someone was to see this struggle happening, they may want to help out and cut the cocoon to free the young butterfly. But if that was to happen, the butterfly’s wings wouldn’t be strong enough and … Continue reading “The Benefits of Struggle”