Are You a Saint?

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Blog, Coaching, Relationships, Spirituality | 0 comments

Today’s post is from my recent newsletter.  I hope you enjoy! ARE YOU A SAINT? If so, you can stop reading.  This message isn’t for you. If you’re not, what’s the problem?  Oh, you’re human.  Got it.  Me too! There are people and organizations who make you angry, aren’t there?  Yeah, me too.  They’re hard to like, much less love.  It’s hard to “love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.”  Your first inclination is to want to bury the low life #@!%$#*!.  I understand.  And there are two basic problems with holding anger toward others.  Problem...

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What’s More Important?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Blog, Coaching, Relationships | 0 comments

Whenever I teach persuasion in workshops, I often ask participants, “Do people do things because YOU want them to?”    Ha. Anybody who has kids knows the answer to that.  So, what do you do? Each person has his or her own opinions and will make his or her own choices. You can’t issue commands. “Make it so!”  Don’t we wish?  And don’t we try?  No, people have to want things for themselves.  I’ve been dealing with a family situation lately that brings all this to mind.  Someone I’m very close to has been making choices I don’t...

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