Family

Must See Movie: Wonder

I had heard a lot about this movie and was fortunate to go see it this afternoon with some of my family, through my sister’s work. Find out more about Wonder on Wikipedia. The basic premise of the movie is that a young boy named Auggie goes to school with Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Movies

Must See Movie: The Intouchables

An unlikely friendship develops between a wealthy quadriplegic and his caretaker, who was just released from prison. This movie is in french and is on Netflix, with subtitles. You’ll notice it for the first 5-10 minutes but once the movie starts to develop, you won’t care that it’s all subtitles. Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Misc

The Paradoxical Commandments

by Dr. Kent M. Keith People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. The good you do today will be Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Relationships

Love is Like Karate

Why is love like karate? If you look at how the ranking system works in karate, there are different colours of obis (which is like a belt) which represents the level one has achieved. The most widely practiced style of karate, shotokan, uses the following ranking system (from Wikipedia): Level Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Disc Sports

Passion vs Obsession

Some would say there’s a fine line between passion and obsession. First of all, what is the difference? I found a great explanation that I will use here to frame the rest of this post. Passion – when people admire you for it Obsession – when you do it too Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Family

Having a Whole New Perspective

I’ve always been told I was positive and optimistic. I believe that people are inherently good. There was some doubts in myself based on some past experiences. Doubts about love. Doubts about my future. But there was a moment a few weeks ago when that changed. When I felt more Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Misc

Compromise – Necessary in Any Relationship

Compromise isn’t a bad thing. Although it can be, the type of compromise I’m talking about is healthy compromise. First of all, what does compromise mean? According to Merriam Webster online, the definition which I find applicable is something intermediate between or blending qualities of two different things The reason Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Disc Sports

Heart…or Head?

I find it interesting that when we follow our heart it can tend to contradict what our head is saying; and vice versa. How do we truly know what is right? I like to think that what our heart says will always lead us in the right direction. I believe Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Misc

The Awakening

by Sonny Carroll A time comes in your life when you finally get it…when, in the midst of all your fears and insanity, you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere the voice inside your head cries out…ENOUGH! Enough fighting and crying and blaming and struggling to hold on. Then, Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago