6 Steps to Win at Home
What makes a great life? How will people remember you? One word will make all the difference.
The Finale: 9 Ways That Dads Create Angry and Discouraged Children…and How to Prevent It!–Part 3 of 3
This past week has been oppressively dark and heavy in our country, and if you’re anything like me, you may have had moments where you
About 4 years ago, I was asked a question that stopped me in my tracks and immediately changed forever the lens through which I view
“Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger…” “Fathers, do not aggravate your children, lest they become discouraged…” Dad, do you understand the power that
You were created for greatness, but being a great father and husband requires hard work, even when you are tired and have little left in the tank. It also requires that you tend to your own journey and don’t get caught in the trap of comparing yourself to other men in their own journeys. You must commit yourself to the personal work of growing as a husband and father. Persist until you succeed, my brother!
If I am willing to just dive in and “DO IT” as a husband and father, even if it is messy, and dump my irrational need for perfection, I will exponentially increase my chances of winning at home.
At the end of the day, if you gain the world but lose your family, your sum total gain is ZERO. Don’t do it!
It is toxic to believe that I don’t need to grow OR that I will automatically grow. Neither are true, and both keep me stuck and headed for a crash. The truth is that growth must be a life-long process that I work at on a daily basis.
“Crash, rebuild…crash, rebuild…crash, rebuild…but never, ever give up!”
“I’ve concluded that while nobody plans to mess up their life, the problem is that few of us plan not to. That is, we don’t