Category: motives

What are you doing that is spiritual?

June 28, 2016 | 22 comments

Would you like to do something worthwhile today? Then ask yourself, “What am I doing that is spiritual?” Whatever you accomplish spiritually will stick with you forever. It will create a growing sense of purpose and worth, bless you and

Walk a Straight Line

October 9, 2014 | 8 comments

“People with integrity walk safely, but those who follow crooked paths will slip and fall.” ~ Proverbs 10:9, NLT Integrity is defined as the quality of possessing and steadfastly adhering to high moral principles or professional standards. It’s the state

Motives that Lead to Success

August 29, 2014 | 12 comments

Here’s an interesting article I read in the New York Times about motives, “The Secret of Effective Motivation,” by Amy Wrzesniewski and Barry Schwartz. The authors point out that people who work for internal reasons that have meaning to them,

Enjoy Where You Are

August 4, 2014 | 20 comments

My wife and I were hiking up Mount Constitution on Orcas Island in the Puget Sound last month, and I learned an important lesson about enjoying the moment you are in, rather than hurrying up to get somewhere. We had

Giving and its Reward

July 23, 2014 | 11 comments

Here’s a short video highlighting benefits received from selfless giving. It explains that it’s not what others see that brings the true reward, but the experience one gains through acts of generous benevolence. “Unsung hero”