Saturday Upsides: The Illusion of Control

Damn, this is hard, I thought. I laid on the bench, struggling to remember all of her instructions as I pushed the bar up as straight as possible. Of course this is hard. Bench pressing isn't meant to be easy. Shut up and focus! I have to shout to myself internally otherwise I'd lay here all day …

Journey to Joy

Fridays are usually a time to kick back and bask in the joy of two whole days of freedom stretched out in front of me. But I also take this time to think back on the week and see what I've managed to get done and what's been left untouched. These days I'm spending that …

What I hope for you today

Exactly what I needed to read in this very minute. I wish the same feeling of hope and joy for all of you. Happy Friday! 🙂


Hope changes everything. Hope precipitates the route to joy. Hope brings internal strength when external circumstances look daunting, perhaps impossible. My prayer for you today is to keep faith in your situation. If hope is nonexistent, pursue it diligently.

“”I’ve always talked to players about perception and reality. I don’t worry about perception. There may be some of that, that people want to attach to a good name, but the reality is that some good things can happen.” – Tony Dungy

What is on your list of impossibilities today? What has worn you to such fatigue that you can’t crawl out of that mental or physical manhole

“Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression” – Bertrand Wilbertforce

Do yourself a favor today, perhaps an eternal favor. Take a…

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