What matters most now is safety and security.
The ability to provide for my wife and my family.
Bringing happiness and joy to those closest to me as well as those I may only encounter briefly in my lifetime.
Wanting my daughters to grow up as healthy adults, and learn that their pasts do not dictate where they will be in the present and future.
That I can make small changes in my life when I am ready and they will add up to better health and better wealth to benefit my family and their lives.
The fact that I can be creative daily and put my thoughts out to the world through my blog entries and my music reviews and interviews.
The release of energy in the right direction whenever I am bowling- and the chance to meet new people who share a similar love for the sport as I have.
The feedback that I receive from people when I share my life and they share similar experiences or extend their kindness to me in my time of need.
The love and affection I receive from my wife and my daughters.
The time that I can spend with each of my children, listening to their stories and sharing in the experience of helping them grow up.
The gift of insight, the gift of reflection, the gift of visualization, the gift to know that imagination can create my reality.
I will continue to challenge myself and become a better person today and learn from the choices that may not have gone exactly the way I envisioned.
To be in control of my emotions matters because I need to model appropriate coping skills for my daughters.
Assessing where I am in life and where I would like to be- then taking the steps forward in action to accomplish everything that’s within my mind that I put on paper.