One of the easiest ways for adults to have a greater impact on a child’s sense of self value:
Speak up with your affirmation even if others already have. Just because another adult praises a child for their accomplishment or expresses delight in a child’s effort doesn’t mean the role has been filled.
Continue reading One of the Easiest Ways to Impact Children’s Lives
If you haven’t learned this about me by now, you should know that I am intrinsically averse to the concept of replacing one-on-one connection with organizational participation.
Continue reading Programs Can’t Replace Relationship
I share my stories with you in case you’ve experienced something like it. You’re not alone. And we CAN get through this.
A few months after I gave my life to Jesus, people started prophesying over me at various church gatherings. Then after I completed the church membership classes, a few leaders in the church prophesied over me.
Continue reading Don’t Let Other People Tell You Who You Are
Even on the ever-bloated Internet, words still count for something. There may no longer be equal opportunity for self-publishers because of the noise. But words still fit in the chain of changing each person’s outcome.
Continue reading Words Still Matter
More than a year ago, I started a Facebook group. The subjects of focus are my favorite pro football and basketball teams. It’s nothing huge – maybe 120 members – but the engagement level is high among the top 20 percent.
Continue reading Lessons Learned From Running A Sports Forum
Today I happened across a forum discussion about a DFW attraction that no longer exists, and it kickstarted a chain reaction of memories. Here are a few attractions that no longer exist, but were once a BIG deal in DFW:
Continue reading Attractions That No Longer Exist in DFW
I realized that although I’ve told all my close friends and family, it might not have made it to some of you that Heather and I have a baby on the way! This will be our first, and I am so ready!
Continue reading Soon to be a Father
You may not know that CultureFeast.com was supposed to be a used bookstore. That was how the name was conceived. I spent a few months in Edmond, Oklahoma, working for a local used bookstore – Archives Books, Inc.
Continue reading What You May Not Know About CultureFeast
I’ve heard this advice countless times over the past decade. At first, I was the one saying it in a sort of complaining tone, trying to convince myself and all the other cubicled prisoners that there was more to life than repetitive office work.
No one around me believed it, and I only hoped that it was true that each of us can and has the right to do what he or she loves.
Continue reading Do What You Love
Thank you for visiting my site. As with all my websites, this site is a living, changing expression of my identity and my passions. Like Madonna minus the wealth and the controversy, I live in the perpetual state of reinvention.
Continue reading A Note from Daniel Dessinger