Just Don’t Freak Out…Something’s Happening


Sometimes the best thing that can happen is exactly what we don’t want to have happen.

It’s been my experience that disappointments have a way of internally refining us far more than met desires do…if we let them.

We don’t have to like when it happens this way. We certainly don’t wish for it. But as long as we don’t freak out when it does happen, we can emerge on the other side, better for it.

In what can only be describes as a paradox, sometimes the thing that makes us better, is, at least initially or longer, the thing we don’t see or understand.

Hang in there. It’s a process.  There’s more happening than you and I can know.

The Public Speaking Waltz (Verse 2)


I mentioned it in the first post of The Public Speaking Waltz, but it’s worth repeating… nerves are an expected, normal part of speaking in front of an audience.  If you’re a speaker and you’re not a bit nervous before delivering your message, it’s probably time to stretch yourself with developing a new talk. Continue reading