I have found the most clarity, peace and happiness in moments of silence when I have the opportunity to take a self-inventory of my current status in life. When I can really look deep inside and ask myself: What defines me?
The unspoken challenge is learning to identify the small daily opportunities to express and receive the same purposeful love experienced on that first day.
For most of the population, running a marathon seems daunting. For me it was only a “fool’s hope,” but my marathon training taught me lessons far greater than how to run.
I think often about parenting with purpose... But I often forget the most important aspect of this: being purposeful in the way I respond to my children.
The meaning of purposefulness has gotten lost in our culture. It’s either been reduced to vague concepts or feel-good hoopla. Can you blame us?
Most parents share a common denominator – you want your kids to be happy, healthy and successful. Who wouldn’t want that for their kids? The question really becomes, how do you get there?