Unfulfilled Potential

The Power of Identity in the Role of Special Dads

In life as dads, we have many roles: income earner, dad, husband, community member, and so forth. The role of a dad of special needs child is not one we likely chose, or if we did, it was probably totally new as an orientation.

So here we are in a role that has no precedent and […]

By |December 11th, 2014|Hopes and Dreams, Identity, Unfulfilled Potential|0 Comments

Consult not your fears, but your hopes and dreams

 
Consult not your fears, but your hopes and dreams.
Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential.
Concern yourself not with what you have tried and failed in,
but with what it is still possible for you to do.
Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli
 

Last week I introduced the above quote by Roncalli.  Where it took me was to my […]

By |November 27th, 2014|Hopes and Dreams, Leadership, Unfulfilled Potential, Why SK4SD|0 Comments

The Practice of Being Present to Our Special Kids

Consult not your fears, but your hopes and dreams.
Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential.
Concern yourself not with what you have tried and failed in,
but with what it is still possible for you to do.

Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli
 

Every time I read that quote, it stops me in my tracks.  Am I caught in […]

By |November 20th, 2014|Presence, Unfulfilled Potential|1 Comment