Why does the Friday Rally suck so bad?

Inconsistent Lazy Not committed These are some of the attributes that I have displayed when trying to write Friday Rally posts lately. There is no excuse for lapsing on my efforts. The truth is I have prioritized other tasks in my life over posting a weekly article. I hate when people say they don’t have…

An Ascetic Life

I recently learned a new word and it has been stuck in my brain for weeks. I don’t believe I knew the word before I read it in a book. The book is Titan, a biography of John D. Rockefeller, the richest man the modern world has ever seen. The word is ASCETIC. Its meaning most…

Read to Read, Read to Learn

I don’t know when humanity began to read but in my mind, it is the greatest innovation in all of history. The capacity to put thoughts down on the page and then to share those thoughts is remarkable. Reading gave us the means to store information and spread our ideas throughout the world. It amazes me that…

Action Begets Everything

I can’t pinpoint the exact day, but one day within the last 6 months I began to feel something was pulling at me. I had felt it for a while but on that day, whenever that day was, it broke loose. It overtook most of my daily thoughts. It was a call. A call to…

I will do only what I can do

I have set only one New Year’s resolution in my entire life. I don’t remember the exact year but I think it was when I was about 26 or 27 years old. I always thought they were dumb and still do for the most part. If I was going to make a big life change…