Words of Wisdom

Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding. Proverbs 4:6-7 What is the number one catalyst for change? It’s action. Understanding may be able to change m…

Favorite Beach: Florida

Takeaway: Traveling, experiencing new things, is a critical ingredient in pursuing happiness (Traveling, experiencing new things, is a critical ingredient in pursuing happiness. Plants are meant to stand still. Humans are meant to go on quests—whether physically traveling, or by learning and growing in the mind and heart. Maybe you’ll…

Vegetarian Pho

Since my schedule had run amok, I went to “lunch” before 9 a.m. at my favorite Vietnamese vegetarian restaurant. My “usual” wasn’t being served yet, so I pointed at a steaming bowl my neighbor seemed to be ecstatically devouring. I quickly realized it was “pho,” the national soup of Vietnam.…

Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence

My cluttered mind found nothing good about my upcoming day—a day I expected to simply plod along, with some stressful events, and some that just were not interesting. I hate that feeling. I needed to ignite my mind, and my heart. So, I took a walk: specifically to notice and…