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    Wake Up

    Dawn is here. Don’t hit that snooze button. Roll over and get out of bed. There is too much to do today. Too much that only you can do. Be a parent. Open the business. Start the tractor. Put pencil to paper. Stop slumbering. It’s cold, it’s dark, but you are greater than those things. Life will not wait for you. Life will drown you in complacency if you do not shatter the shell of procrastination and laziness. Wake up. Today is moving.

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    In The Company Of Excuses

    He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. – Benjamin Franklin Excuses. They’re everywhere. Like Christmas stuff near Halloween. Like construction barrels when you’re late for work. Like friends when you come into money. We have excuses for everything… I can’t help you because – I didn’t reach my goal because – I meant to do such and such, but I didn’t because – Because. It’s not true though, is it? You’re under an illusion. You think the word, ‘because’, means that what you’re stating is a legitimate reason for giving up, giving in, neglecting your responsibilities, ignoring your destiny. Put the excuses away. In…