What Freedom Costs

“We mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our Sacred Honor. ” – Declaration of Independence 1776 Remember and appreciate what your freedom costs.  

Who You Are

It’s not where you’re from; it’s where you’re going. It’s not what you drive; it’s what drives you. It’s not what you think; it’s what you do. It’s not who you were; it’s who you become. It’s not who you know; it’s who you are.

Advice for Being Your Best Self

1.   Be yourself. Mindless conformity is a prison; express yourself authentically and don’t be afraid to stand out, but don’t go to extremes just to be different, or just prove you can. You don’t need orange hair, a nose ring or tattoos to be special. In the end, it’s more important to be respected  than notorious. 2.   Don’t expect too much or settle …

The Honor Comes in Giving

“It is your depth of commitment, your quality of service, the product of your devotion — these are the things that count in a life. When you give purely, the honor comes in the giving, and that is honor enough.” Scott O’Grady, Air Force pilot (1995).

Your Character Determines Your Destiny

Watch your thoughts; they lead to attitudes. Watch your attitudes; they lead to words. Watch your words; they lead to actions. Watch your actions; they lead to habits. Watch your habits; they lead to character. Watch your character; it determines your destiny.

Do Not Spoil What You Have

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not. Remember that what you now have was once among things you only hoped for. – Epicurus GRATITUDE – All you really need for happiness

Play The Game

For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes — not that you won or lost — but that you played the game! Grantland  Rice

Develop Self-Discipline

Develop self-discipline. Self-discipline is the power to say no to yourself, to give something up now so you will get something you want even more in future.

Easter Reveals the Truth

“Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there.” – Clarence W. Hall Read more of the best Easter quotes ever here: http://whatwillmatter.com/2017/04/best-ever-easter-quotes/

Passover & Easter

“Passover and Easter are the Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics.” – Marvin Olasky

Prayer is Powerful

“Praise and worship is prayer. It is intimate; it is intercessory; and it is powerful.” – Darlene Zschech

The Quality of Faith

The quality of our faith is not measured by our claims of devotion or even the frequency or intensity of our prayers. We prove our faith by the way we live our lives.