Life Lessons

 January 22, 2018 When faced with a disappointment, setback or failure, we tend to ask ourselves, “Why”?  Why am I going through this?  Depending on the situation, we also find ourselves asking, “How”? How could this happen to me?     In addition to asking Why? And How? it is also important to ask “What”?  Specifically, what am I to learn from this situation? When answering these pointed questions, we often look through the lens of negativity for insight and understanding.  From this perspective, the challenges we face overshadow our ability to realize that things happen in our lives for a reason. Since …

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Another Year – Another Chance!

Five, four, three, two, one…Happy New Year!   Now that the ball has dropped, the celebrations are behind us and the new year has begun, it’s time to reflect on last year’s experiences.   As men, let’s stop and evaluate who and where we are in life right now. As defined by Webster’s dictionary, “to evaluate is to judge or determine the significance, worth, or condition of usually by careful appraisal and study.”    In life, we are always being evaluated.   On our job, an annual performance appraisal evaluates how well we perform our duties, in school; periodic tests and exams assess how …

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