The Secret Sauce To Achieving Your Goals

the secret sauce

Have you made your New Year’s resolution as yet? Well, I have good news and bad news for you. According to a University of Scranton study in the Journal of Clinical Psychology (, only 8% of persons achieve their New Year’s resolutions. That is a very small percentage. The good news is this year you are going to be in that 8%.

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Failure Is An Option


In 2014 I looked failure square in the face … and finally embraced it.

“So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality […] I learned many great lessons from my father, not the least of which, was that you can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.” – Jim Carrey

Tis the season for reflections, goal setting and fresh starts. Many of us are busy turning over a new leaf others choose not to. After all, isn’t this just one new leaf in a book of pages already riddled with failures and disappointments? If you feel this way at times let me share with you a little secret I learnt this year.

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The Long-Suffering Teacher


  My oldest child Maya, is now in Kindergarten. So, over the past few years I have had the joy of teaching her school work. You know the simple stuff: ABCs, shapes, math, and reading. Have you ever tried to teach a child? Let me … [Continue reading]

The Power of One Drop of Water


My wife and I love taking trips to Fernwood, a botanical garden and nature preserve here in Michigan. During one of our regular trips something caught my eye. There were drops of water seeping out of the side of a small incline. I followed the trail … [Continue reading]

The 10 Lowest and Highest Paying College Degrees and Careers

10 highest and lowest paying college degrees

“Sure, some college degrees lead to higher paying jobs than others. But what's shocking — at least, it was shocking to us — is just how big the gap can be.” (Planet Money) Today, we are talking about the highest and lowest paying college degrees and … [Continue reading]

Should Christians Listen to Joel Osteen – 8 Questions To Consider Before Answering

Should Christians Listen To Joel Osteen

If you mention the name Joel Osteen you are sure to get a wide range of reactions. So here is the question, Should Christians listen to Joel Osteen? I would like to approach this question in an objective way … if possible. Let’s exam 8 questions … [Continue reading]