Impossibility thinking comes from a place of fear and a lack of Faith. Possibility thinking comes from a place of love and a fundamental belief that all things work together for good. I'm curious to know... Expanding on the theme of dreams and miracles, are you driven more by your fears or your Faith? Despite [...]
The Possibilities of Hope
Hope is more than passive, wishful thinking. At it's core, hope is about possibility thinking -- an active way of seeing, being and doing.
Note: This poem was selected for inclusion in a second edition of Inspiring Hope: One Story at a Time, to be released in late 2014. This second edition, compiled by Gary Doi, features a collection of stories, poems, art and photography that each represent various themes on the subject of hope. Net proceeds from the [...]
What Gives You Hope?
I believe in the power of hope. Just as purpose provides a sense of meaning and direction in our lives, hope, like faith, enables possibility and the strength to endure, without which we cannot live. An essential ingredient in resiliency, to be hopeful is to not only believe in our capacity to overcome, but to [...]
Changing Our Narrative
How many times do you find yourself describing your present in terms of where you've been in the past? "I'm here because of what happened when I was there." "I'm doing this because that happened before." There is nothing wrong with providing context for our stories, our choices, and our lives, but too often we [...]
George the Cabbie: A Tale of Customer Service
Every now and then, a stranger crosses our path, sometimes just for a mere moment, and we catch a glimpse of greatness. We catch a glimpse of what it means to serve others with a glad heart, a lively spirit, and personal integrity. We catch someone 'getting it right' and we want to share their [...]