Tag Archives: success

How to Overcome Fear with Confidence (My500)

Day 9 of the 500 Word Challenge. Teach something. Today was my first day returning to learn how to swim. With determination and little nervousness, I walked into the women’s locker room to change into my swim clothes. I walked … Continue reading

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Bouncing Back After Failure (My500)

Day 6 of the 500 Word challenge. Tell someone else’s story. From the outside looking in, Peter is a quiet smart college student from the suburbs. He doesn’t seem to let much bother him except when someone tries to make … Continue reading

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Pushing Beyond Your Achieved Goals

I briefly visited with my former late pastor’s wife and as usual she was sharing some of the same stories that I have heard for years about the accomplishments of her family. The stories have changed over the years to … Continue reading

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Prove Yourself Right

I never thought about the after story for the little boy who cried wolf until recently. You remember the old childhood story where the little boy kept lying to the townspeople that the wolf was coming. As a result of … Continue reading

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Failing Great!

As a recovering perfectionist, I can honestly say that failure never felt so good. I have avoided failure or at least tried to avoid failure by not rocking the boat and doing just enough to “get by” for far too … Continue reading

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Fear of Failure or Fear of Success?

I often wondered why people who are talented in a specific area won’t share their talent with others. I would encourage them to share their talents and gifts by saying, “Someone needs to hear that…” The person would humbly smile … Continue reading

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