A Sponsored Story on Life

In this city that never sleeps, building and sustaining friendships is difficult. Very difficult. Dating is even harder. Friendships are hard because everyone works until seven or eight in the evening and to get together can take an hour of travel — one way! Relationships are hard for the same reason, and because, and this […]

FOCUS: To Do Lists

Selected Life Lesson Hard work yields results. -Daniel F’s Life Lesson from Independence, Kansas Richard’s Thoughts… Last week I checked off a new item on my Life To Do List. Before I tell you what it was, I must ask, “How is progress on your list going?” In our busy lives, it can be easy […]

Winning Is Not An End

Sure, winning the Super Bowl for Joe Flacco was and will forever be an amazing experience. But what about all the experiences he has had along the way? The Pop Warner games, the high school Friday nights, and the losses all along the way. For a guy like Joe Flacco, it has to have been […]

Change is Inevitable

Change is one of those things that will forever and always be a constant in life. It will always be there. Sometimes in the form of a blessing. Sometimes in a curse. But that change is inevitable means we can either embrace it, take it, or change the change. Parents are special in that they […]

Focus – Your Chance

Selected Life Lesson If you never try — you never know. -Grant M’s Life Lesson from Basehor, Kansas Richard’s Thoughts… Two years ago yesterday, I did what I thought was impossible: run a half-marathon. (Of course I have since done the full distance, but it was doing this race that proved to myself that I […]

FOCUS: Your Beauty!

Selected Life Lesson People may say bad things about you, but you should never say bad things about yourself. -Victoria H’s Life Lesson from Olathe, Kansas Richard’s Thoughts… You are beautiful. You are special. You are unique. So what if you’re the shortest in your family? It is your unique perspective. So what if you […]

Newsletter: You See What You Want

This is part of my monthly newsletter (which is free, by the way)! Sign up here to get it delivered to your mailbox each month Fact: We get what your brains are focused on. Nothing more and sometimes much less. That statement is especially true when it comes to news and politics. If you’re more […]