You Get What You Give, Tucker…

“Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.” Paul the Apostle   2 Corinthians 9:6 My friend Tucker Hall the co-founder of Volcom, Inc. has a life principle he lives by, “You get what you give”!  Often we get caught up listening to the radio station playing … Read more

Seek First to Understand

“A fool finds no pleasure in understanding but delights in airing his own opinions.”  Proverbs 18:2 St. Francis of Assisi in the Prayer of St Francis prays,   “… O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console;   to be understood as to understand;   to be loved as … Read more

The Human Spirit

Our very lives, as ex-problem drinkers, depend upon our constant thought of others and how we may help meet their needs. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 20 Yesterday I was watching television and came across a show that I thought was a TV Bloopers or Candid Camera type of show.  It was in Spanish so I was … Read more

Giving with Joy?

“There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.” – Kahlil Gibran My friend Jason of “Social Networking for Spiritual People” recently asked: Are we as human beings truly capable of unconditional love or are there often strings attached that even the most spiritual among us can’t avoid? I believe … Read more