How much would you pay for your life?
“Wait! Don’t answer yet!”
I enjoy watching infomercials. I really do. It’s not about buying anything that they’re selling. For me the joy comes from the showmanship, the performance of the presenter. We’ve seen some iconic pitchmen on late night TV over the years. Ron Popeil and Billy Mays alone have sold tens of millions of dollars of merchandise to a public ready to spend money on products that they never even thought they needed.
How do they manage to sell steak knives to people who already have a drawer full of steak knives?
They make the ordinary extraordinary.
RESHAPING PERCEPTIONS When I listen to Ron Popeil, I feel the passion for what it is he is presenting. He creates an excitement Read the rest of this entry »
April 12, 2014 4 Comments
I guess we could focus on what’s wrong, on what didn’t work out, on what we don’t have.
Or we could focus on what’s right, on what did work out, on what we do have.
How you choose to see your present greatly determines what you’ll experience in the future.
It’s a great day to be you!
April 6, 2014 No Comments
I’ll admit I’m not that good at praying. Unless you consider asking for things proper prayer etiquette.
For most of my life, praying was the equivalent of sitting on Santa’s lap and providing Him with a list of things I wanted. Some of my more advanced praying techniques included a negotiation of sorts with me telling God what I would do in exchange for me receiving what I was asking for.
Either way, the burden was on God to deliver.
These days, yes, I still want things. But I want something more meaningful than a new bike or the perfect career opportunity. It’s all about Read the rest of this entry »
March 29, 2014 No Comments