Calling all stuffed Easter bunnies, Small Sacrifices Count Needs Your Help

There were only 13 minutes  until  the doors closed at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth, and we had 15 miles to go. “We are never going to make it, ” I said. But, my 5-year-old son, Sebastian pleaded with me to try. So we did, and just as  the security guard was locking the two glass front  doors, I screamed…

Stepping Into The Right Shoes

“Don’t be afraid to take another step. Your steps are order. So pick a pair of shoes and go make your dreams come true.” The gecko ( in the photo below) is hidden in plain sight. If you blink you could miss it. Similar to many  opportunities that pass us by on a daily basis. …

More Than Coffee and Pasteries, Starbucks Offering Gifts That Give Back

Giving is always in style. And giving back just got easier since Starbucks stores now carry a small selection of The Giving Keys necklaces. Our BOS word of the day is giving: freely transfer the possession of (something) to (someone); hand over to. The Giving Keys founder Caitlin is quite the charitable and philanthropic person. She…

One Last Story: How To Die Empty

Grandpa motioned for me to come closer, so I rushed to his ICU hospital bedside at Texas Harris Hospital. Was he finally about to tell me where he hid millions of dollars? Nope, not even close. He spoke, but I couldn’t understand him. Frustrated at the circumstances, I finally had a light bulb moment. Maybe he could write…

Sowing Seeds Of Love

To describe selfless good deeds for others is one of my favorite definitions of the word sacrifice. Start something good in someone’s life today. A sincere compliment can sow confidence in someone who is starving for encouragement. Can you remember a time you have done things in your life for attention? Boy, I sure can….

How To Be The Light

  With 4o days into the new year, time moves  at a rapid pace. But, in the midst of it all, there’s still time to be the light. Every day, there are countless opportunities to give back. When we look at how we can serve others first, we see  where our skills are best needed….