Climbing the Mountain

  Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. - Nido Qubein Let’s face it, not everyone is in the same circumstances. Some people come into this world having everything handed to them on a silver platter. The rest of us aren’t quite so lucky. For most of … Continue reading Climbing the Mountain

My Half-Cent(ury)’s Worth

I turned 50 in the summer of 2013. It’s a milestone about which I have mixed emotions. On the one hand, I’m very happy—and mildly surprised—to have made it to 50, considering some of the “it seemed like a good idea at the time” actions of my youth. I don’t have any serious medical problems, … Continue reading My Half-Cent(ury)’s Worth

You Might Be Closer Than You Think

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.    Thomas Edison If you knew you would succeed, knew you would catch that dream you’ve been chasing, if you just kept trying for one more day…would you keep trying? Of course you would. What about … Continue reading You Might Be Closer Than You Think