What if today is really tomorrow and tomorrow is really yesterday? Or maybe yesterday was really today? We spend so much time regretting what we did yesterday and worrying about what we will do tomorrow that in the confusion we often forget all about what is happening in the present. I think that is why we always wonder where the… Read More
Impacting Others Along The Way
I had a friend say to me the other day “I don’t know what my legacy will be – how I will be remembered when I am gone?” Most of us wonder about the same thing. Why are we put here on this earth? What is the meaning of my life? Some people leave a legacy that will live for the ages like presidents, popes, corporate leaders, etc. It is not just about the grand feats of architectural triumph, or performing staggering feats of medical wonder in the operating room, or being captured in the press for various and sundry reasons that will remain for all times on the internet and revealed when your name is searched. It is all in how you interact with and have an impact on the people around you. Your legacy can be found in the impact you achieved by reaching out to one person and impacting that person’s life for the better. Your legacy can be in how you influenced the generation that follows you. I would like to share some of my experiences in mentoring and reaching out to others and how it comes back to you in ways you never would have dreamed of thereby enriching your own life as well. I would like to hear of ways you have done so as well and by sharing those experiences we continue to enrich each other’s lives and inspire others to do the same.
“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” Theodor Seuss Geisel, How the Grinch Stole Christmas It’s that time of year. In a few days it will be here. The excitement is building but then so is the stress and tension and anxiety. Traffic is horrible already! Christmas lights are on steriods! It’s… Read More
How many people are actually aware that November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month? It came and went with barely a discussion. How many people are aware that lung cancer is the number one cancer killer, yet it is the least funded of all cancers? How many people know someone who has died from lung cancer or blessedly made it through… Read More
Home for the holidays has many meanings to many people. Thanksgiving and Christmas are the holidays we most associate with that expression and with both fast approaching many of us are thinking of what that means to us. These lyrics of the song “Home” from the movie “The Wiz” say it all – “When I think of home, I think… Read More
I intentionally waited until the day after Veterans Day to add this post. Like with many celebrations – on the day of the holiday we remember with ceremonies, parades and speeches. But afterwards, the sun sets, we all go home or change the channel and move on to the next celebration. Our first responders, members of the military and even… Read More
“Watch your thoughts, they become your words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.” Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski Sometimes we never know just who will come into our lives and play a huge part in who we become. We… Read More