Author Archives: DW

About DW

Living out my Ikigai and helping others find theirs which consists of seeking to launch life with purpose, navigating with principles, and exploring with passion!

Marks of a Great Man…

My son is & has been at the age he is all about manly things & attentively observing what it is to be a man. Even when I am unaware he is listening & observing. He is 14. It seems … Continue reading

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My top 20 Advice to my younger self:

1 read more 2 write more 3 practice public speaking 4 value friendships 5 memorizing is not learning 6 learn to invest 7 you are not your job 8 know when to leave 9 find a mentor 10 trust your … Continue reading

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Back it up…

“If you are going to run your mouth, you better be able to back it up” Have you ever heard someone say that to some one else, or possibly even you? In a recent trip I got to visit with … Continue reading

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Is Christmas idolatry?

I may have caught some eyes with that title. Some may be thinking I am going to go on a rant about how Santa Claus is a wicked distraction, or that Christmas trees are an example of false god worship … Continue reading

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“Wild Card”

I still remember a female church leader, at a previous church I attended, state that I was a “Wild Card” and she was not sure what “Mentor” she was going to pair me with for a Ministry this church I … Continue reading

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Where is your “treasure” hidden or invested?

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” — Matthew 6:21 Some may not realize how profound this particular and short verse in the bible actually is. You see our treasure can be much more than just mere finances … Continue reading

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“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I am interested … Continue reading

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Attitude

This is one of my favorite quotes. It has either been framed on my wall, sat on my desk, or in my cubicle as a reminder for over 15 years. It still sits on my desk at this very moment.

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