Choose Your Battles Wisely

Most of us have been advised at one time or another to choose our battles.  We know it’s good advice, yet rarely stop and think about the criteria for passing up one battle and choosing to engage in another. This famous saying is often not attributed to its rightful author, Sun Tzu.  As a brilliant…

Your destiny depends on you

“Everybody thinks of changing the world, and nobody thinks of changing himself.” Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) I Wanted To Change The World (Poem) When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world. I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried to change my nation. When I found I couldn’t change…

Be kind to unkind people. They need it most

“Be kind to unkind people. They need it most”. Ashleigh Brillian This quote is often reiterated by many people, but extremely difficult to follow through.  Hate often spreads like wild fire, and leaves a bitter mark on innocent hearts.  But I believe that kindness brightens our world. It can change perspectives, turn a dire situation…

Anyone can love a rose but it takes a lot to love a leaf….

You don’t have to be perfect for the person that loves you. They wouldn’t even like you perfect. Your flaws make you unique. And give them the space and permission to be just as human. People are largely mistaken on what true love really is. They think it’s a feeling. It’s not. They think it’s…