UN-Gratefulness

Thanksgiving has just past and we have been bombarded by things to be grateful for.  It’s great to remember and

 

reflect on the blessings you have and I don’t want to take away from that.  I do however want to shake it up and talk about being ungrateful.  What are the consequences of being ungrateful?  Here are a few things that have come to light for me.

You will not be able to see the opportunities being offered to you:

When you are ungrateful, you constantly look at what others have and you

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Why this journey, why this mission:

My story.

My name is Thomas Knapp. I’ve served 17 years in the United States Marine Corps (Jan 1993 – Sept 2013) and obtained the rank of Gunnery Sargent.  During those years, I served two tours in Iraq, in 2003 and 2004.  I have also served 11 years with my local police department holding a supervisor position and the rank of Sargent.  I was a member of the department SWAT team functioning as an operator and sniper.  I am proud of my service and worked hard to uphold high standards and lead those I was in charge of with dignity and respect.

I am also a father of three beautiful and awesome human beings.  Two sons Continue reading “Why this journey, why this mission:”

Freedom of Choice

We are on a constant path of becoming.  What we are becoming is based on the choices we make.  You have the power to choose what and who you are becoming.  It’s not determined by your past, no one else can choose it for you.  It’s your responsibility, your life is in your own hands to choose where it goes and what it will become.  Many people don’t want this responsibility, most people want to hand it over to someone else and play the victim but that too is a choice.  It’s time to stop blaming someone or something else because our life isn’t working the way we want it to.  We must let go of our self-destructive patterns.

Your thoughts become words that manifest actions which in turn create our reality.  Continue reading “Freedom of Choice”