Are you getting this? Mid Life Crisis versus Mid Life Celebration.
These are simply mid life words, but the difference between the two sets of words is as profound as the difference here:
- Hate and Love
- War and Peace
- Terrorist and Missionary
- Dishonest and Honest
- Criminal and Saint
- Death and Life
- Apathy and Passion
- Crisis and Celebration
Have I told you lately how much joy it brings to know there are others out there who benefit as much from Mid Life Celebration as I do?
Three days away from New Year’s Eve. Got big plans for 2010?
Are you a thankful midlife parent, or maybe thankful midlife grandparent? Gauran-dang-tee I am.
Most married couples think parenting is an entitlement. Cheryl and I can tell you first hand it doesn’t work that way for all couples.
So, being a mid life Dad makes me thankful beyond any mortal effort to describe it. Seriously.
But I’ll try. Here goes. This is simply a typical revelation, in the journey my son and I have each day. It’s something I’ve been sharing and teaching him with unwavering commitment.
“Once you learn to be honest, it is no longer something to fear. Once you don’t tell the truth, it becomes easier to do it again.”
Honesty builds trust. Trust reinforces honesty. And honesty becomes a habit. Simple, but not easy.