Perpetual Good – Living a Life of Gratitude

It is very easy to allow the hardships of life to take over and make us believe that there is nothing to be thankful for. However, by taking the step to pursue gratitude, our eyes will be opened to all of the things we have to be thankful for. In this episode, we look at …

Perpetual Good – The Other Side of the Heroic – Real Stories of Real People

Are you like me when you see a member of the armed services, you go out of your way to thank them for their service? It only takes a second - you can do it and be on your way, letting the soldiers - our heroes - know our appreciation for their sacrifice. It's easy …

Perpetual Good – The Good of Starting Over Part 2

If starting over was easy, everyone would do it all the time. What we find, however is that taking the step to start over is hard... very hard, and it is wrought with fear, doubt, and many times a desire to just stay where we are, even though we know there is better waiting for …

Perpetual Good – The Good of Starting Over

As a society, we are constantly pushed to move ahead, to achieve, to always make progress. But what happens when, whether by choice or by force, you are faced with starting over? This week I speak to Victoria Pinkins, host of The Tea with V podcast about her decision to leave it all behind, move …

Secondary Schooling: Lessons From a Flashcard

Over the past few years, I have, on and off, immersed myself in Chinese language and culture. At one point, I seriously considered moving to Hong Kong, but that's a story for another time. I appreciate learning in any form, and gaining insight into things that come from different perspectives. Something that I may have …

Perpetual Good – Season 2 Episode 2: The Good of Celebration – A Father’s Day Podcast

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0WEifBjmDZn90PLLusfaXr?si=nmNGEUdrRTeljmsrzo2vXg&dl_branch=1 In this episode, we celebrate Father’s day, and unpack the good that comes from celebrating the people in our lives. All the more special when the good reveals itself in the midst of the heartbreak of loss. For those who are without your fathers or are separated from your fathers this Father’s day, I …

Repeating History

As we have been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, I have heard on many occasions people comparing this to the Spanish Flu of 1918. From how the disease spread to how people reacted to the situation, everything seems to be similar. For me, however, history doesn’t have to go back that far. I only have …

December 31, 2020 – A Letter to Myself, a year from today

Happy New Year! I thought of doing another “slate clean”, “year of promise” type post, but then I thought back to the last couple weeks… and what I just wrote about end of the year-personal inventory stuff… Argh… if I’m not careful, I see the definition of insanity rearing its ugly head (doing the same thing …

Digging Up Buried Treasure

Lately, I have been seeing a lot of people beginning the process of analyzing 2019 in preparation for the new year. Taking stock, doing personal inventories, even exiting social media to give them more focus for considering what this last year has produced. I’m not the best at personal inventories, partly because I have to …

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