$50,000,000 or a Chance to Start Over Part 2 – My Choice

shutterstock_325334552Last week’s post $50,000,000 or a Chance to Start Over must have hit a nerve. I had more responses to that post than any in the past year.

I promised to tell you in this week’s follow up post how I would respond if I had the chance to make that choice. Most of you chose the $50,000,000 and for some very honorable reasons.

If you haven’t read last week’s post or the responses, I suggest you go back and check it out. Continue reading to learn which choice I would make.

$50,000,000 or a Chance to Start Over!

A Revealing Question

shutterstock_301473029An old friend I had not seen for years asked “the question” in the middle of a casual lunch.

It came out of nowhere.

He set down his coffee cup looked directly at me and said,

“Ken, if you were given the opportunity to choose between getting a tax free check for $50,000,000 (that’s 50million!) today, or you could go back to age 5 (that’s five)  and live your life again knowing all that you have learned during your 70 (that’s seventy) years on earth, which would you choose?”

I pondered the question for days…

Golf, Sanity and Repentance

My unique golf stance

I love the game of golf, but lately my golf ball had become a water-seeking missile, so I engaged the services of a golf pro to help me keep the ball in the fairway.

The first ball I hit arced into a lake to the right of the fairway.

“You’re too stiff,” the pro said. “Wiggle before you swing. It will relax you.”

So I wiggled and hit a beautiful soaring shot further than I had ever hit a ball before…