The other day, our Relief Society President came over to discuss visiting teaching. While here, she saw the chaos that is my life with 6 children 5 years and under running around the house everyday. She said I always seem so happy despite how stressful this could be. I told her that happiness is a choice and for the most part, I make the choice to be happy. It didn't always use to be so and I still struggle with it. Because the truth is... "I didn't choose this life, this life chose…Continue
The Game of Life comes down to one word and that word is......choices. Choice or choices are the deciding factors of the Game. What a player does when the ball is in his hands or the move he makes to spring the big play are just examples of the pinnacle of the importance of a players choices. The player makes Game altering decisions in the blink of the eye, and must be mindful of them and their reactions. Just imagine a player in the game who scores by instinct. He feels a slight discomfort…Continue
I recently dealt with a situation where a Player made the decision to take himself out of the game, and go and do his own thing. The lesson I learned from the situation is that the Game doesn't stop for anybody. Just because he left, the goal remained, the urge to win was still present, ultimately I just had to step up and increase my will to win.
In the Game of Life, players leave, quit, get hurt, and even die. Either way a player exits the Game, the Game continues. The team cannot…Continue
Life truly is a highway, along with roads, streets and even byways. There is no GPS, and the signs are not always there, but we have our trusted compass to lead the way. Sometimes our paths may cross, or even merge for a while, but each path is separated by a median. We can see the other side but we can never travel it for ourselves. We may offer asphalt or cement to fill potholes in other roads but we cannot make the repairs ourselves. We can mend our own road; however, we must first have…Continue