Two Worlds In Conflict

You live in two worlds. Here is truth # 3 of the 5 Life-Changing Truths we’ve been considering, ” I live in a two-world marketplace in which I invest every day.” Say that to yourself, think about what that implies, let it sink in a bit. Everyday you and I make an investment in the two-world marketplace in which we live. This is the third truth I write about in  my new book, http://www.cosdavis.com/product/heavens-investing-in-the-things-that-matter-most The fact that you live in two worlds is especially important for you to understand if […]

Truth Is

Truth Is…..essential for building trust. This is true whether you are dealing with people or with a Cuckoo clock. Let me tell you about my cuckoo clock. While visiting Europe about ten years ago my wife and I decided to buy a cuckoo clock from the Black Forest area. We were enjoying the beautiful scenery along the Rhine river when we came upon this charming German village. After looking at many styles and price ranges of clocks, we decided on our clock, had it wrapped for carrying with us on the […]

Things That Matter Most

Things That Matter Most. Some things matter most to you. What is it that matters most?  When was the last time you did an inventory about your priorities? Why is your answer important? It’s important because it will tell you how you are investing your time, money, and energies. Every day you invest twenty-four hours of time you will never get back. Life is short and uncertain, you need to be sure you are getting the best value and return on your investment. In addition to time,  you invest money […]

Life Lesson: Trust

Webster defines trust as “assured reliance on the character, strength, or truth of someone or something.” Let that sink in a minute. Where do your thoughts take you? Do you have an unreliable vehicle or appliance? Are there certain politicians who come to mind? More importantly, are there family relationships such as husband, wife, siblings, children,  parents, or “friends” whom you doubt you can really depend on when you need help? One of our greatest needs as human beings is to feel safe with others, to believe another person can […]

Whose Dream Is It?

What dream or expectations do you have for your kid? Caution. You are probably well-meaning and only want the best for your child but be sure you know if you are imposing your dream on your child. When you put you child in a position to repeat your accomplishments or to accomplish something you did not you may be using him for your own end. This is unhealthy love. Please allow me to share with you a very common way in which this can happen. Healthy love does not attempt […]

Are You Too Trusting?

Are you too trusting? In the previous blog I dealt with the issue of transference and how our difficult experiences in the past can cause trust problems in our present relationships. There is a “flip side” to transference related to trusting people which we also need to be aware of because that can cause tremendous heartache also. Let’s say you grew up in a family where you could absolutely trust the word and character of your parents. And, for argument’s sake, let’s say that you would admit to being too trusting […]