Mid-Life Referral?

Mid-Life referral? We don’t stop doing things because we get old.  We get old because we stop doing things. Enthusiasm for overcoming our mid-life crisis is what usually does the trick. Mid-life crisis or mid-life celebration? It’s our choice, just like enthusiasm is our choice. I’m going to humbly suggest you visit this jungle jeff […]

Mid-Life Learning

Mid-Life Learning.  We got to mid-life and became who we are at mid-life, by many things we learned as a child. CHILDREN LEARN WHAT THEY LIVE…… If children live with encouragement, they learn to be confident. If children live with praise, they learn to appreciate. If children live with approval, they learn to like themselves. […]

Mid-Life Gift

Mid-Life gift? “If you give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm”.  — Bruce Barton Amen. I realize that some of you are not parents, and some will never be parents.  Maybe we could be open-minded and creative enough to say, “If you ever give a child a gift, let it be […]

Outward Bound 1980

Spring break, 1980.  Road trip. My University offered The Outward Bound School as an alternative to the beach, or home, during spring break. Here is a profound quote that has stayed with me since.  It was in the Outward Bound handbook each participant received.  Here it is: . “You cannot stay on the summit forever.  […]

Mid-Life Parenting

I’m a mid-life parent. My wife and I have been married 26 years and we have an 8-year old son. This morning we are headed to one of his doctors, a Gastroenterologist. Just before his 4th birthday, and right after we returned from our summer vacation, we started to notice some unusual physical complications. We […]