Taking Stock

Am I proud of the things that I have done? Was there a better way for me to do something? Could I have achieved the same result more effectively or easily? Did I screw something up? The answer to these questions is a resounding yes. What differentiates greatness is the…

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Pressure

Sometimes I wonder if I am under too much pressure. Then I take a step back, think about all that I hope to change in the world and realize that I don't have nearly enough.…

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Up

Going Up. It seems simple enough, right? Up. Yet, this little two-letter word keeps mothers, stock brokers and politicians up at night. Is her temperature going up? Is the market value going up? Are my ratings going up? Worrying about direction isn't going to move me. Moving myself in that…

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The Gap

Mind the gap. The gap is what exists between the ideal and the real. It can be observed; it can be ignored. However, it exists nevertheless. We mind the gap every time we take a step between the two. A simple word to lift someone's spirit, a gesture of kindness…

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Super Typhoon

The super typhoon didn’t directly hit Cebu City, instead its eye passed over the North of Cebu island. While I am thankful for it not hitting us directly, my heart goes out to those that were affected: many are without shelter in Cebu City, those in the North of…

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The Choice of Life

The choice of life My phone rings. Its Hilary. I answer it, Hey hun, whats up? "David, how much money do we have in the bank?" she says frantically. "I dont know off hand, Ill have to checkWhy?" I reply, slightly nervous about what my wife has planned to spend…

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