Don’t Blend In!

How to make an impression on your world!

shutterstock_331483511On a recent television show, the following question was asked of a social “expert” who was guest hosting the show.

“We have just moved into a new community, how can we make a good impression on our neighbors?”

The expert answered, “The most important thing is not to be different. People weird out when they meet people who are different. Blend in.” he said, “Be just like everybody else.”

I almost threw my coffee cup at the television. 

Four Essential Considerations When You Don’t Know Which Way to Turn!

Avoiding the Rocks in the Journey of Life

It is easy to avoid the rocks of life when we can clearly see them. It is another challenge altogether when it feels like you are flying blind, knowing that there can be grave consequences if you make a wrong turn. Watch this amazing, somewhat frightening and beautiful video all the way to the end. Then read the actions that keep pilots safe and enable them to enjoy the beauty of a dangerous but rewarding journey. They will work for your life journey as well. 

Two Choices that Lead from Aimless Drifting to Life Fully Alive

KDblog3.10.16What happened to the spark of life we felt as a child? Remember those youthful days when you would jump from bed thrilled with the possibilities that the day would hold, resisting bed time because of the fear you might miss something?

Why is it that as we grow older our first thoughts in the morning tend to be of undone tasks, failures, or other stressful considerations?

Why do we drag ourselves from bed hoping to get through the day rather than excited about the plan we have to squeeze from the day every ounce of life available?

There are two choices that can impact your view of life the very next time you wake up…

Call it a Day!

Sleeping PrestonIt was creation. God and an angel were sitting on the edge of the universe just enjoying the scenery. God took a deep breath and said. “Look at all the beautiful things I have made. These things are good.”

“I have wrapped them in a 24-hour period. Half will be light, half will be dark and it will keep repeating itself forever.”

“Wow,” the angel said, “What are you going to do next?”

How to Find Good Friends in a World of Fans

creation2As a public speaker and entertainer I love the fans that have followed me faithfully throughout the years. But off the stage, I find my heart longs for more than just fans.

Every man and woman on earth desperately needs a few good friends. And even people who never step on stage often have lots of fans but few friends.

Do you have friends or fans?