The Holy Grail & The Spirit of Truth

Monty Python and the Holy Grail was mostly shot on location in Scotland, particularly around Doune Castle. Doune Castle is a medieval stronghold near the village of Doune, in the Stirling district of central Scotland. Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British comedy film concerning King Arthur and his quest for the… Continue reading The Holy Grail & The Spirit of Truth

Why the Pain?

I’m amazed by how many people are hurting. This feeling drives their behavior and society preys on them by offering so many outlets for instant relief. I am equally amazed by how often the root cause stems from their childhood. Usually, an emotional loss or trauma is at the core. Their pain manifests itself in… Continue reading Why the Pain?

Sacrifice Experiment

What are you willing to sacrifice to improve a relationship with someone? The most common are: TimeMoneyPrioritiesEgo As a child, we learned from our parents to "treat others like you want to be treated", however they got it all backwards. To have good relationships, we need to treat others the way they want to be… Continue reading Sacrifice Experiment

Addicted to “No” and “That’s Right”

People often get empathy confused with sympathy. Sympathy occurs when you understand and care about the pain and suffering of another person. Empathy occurs when you genuinely feel what the other person feels, see what the other person sees and understand their worldview. Sympathy is easy. Empathy is hard. With sympathy, you're looking at the… Continue reading Addicted to “No” and “That’s Right”

Do the Unexpected

"The Opposite" is the 86th episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld, which was also the 21st episode of the fifth season. It aired on May 19, 1994. Click Here to watch a 2 min clip. George Constanza: "Every decision in my entire life has been wrong. My life is the complete opposite of everything I want… Continue reading Do the Unexpected

Leading Meekly

If you want to be a leader that everyone loves to follow, then learn how to lead meekly. Meek is defined as being humbly patient, gentle and kind. People often confuse meekness with weakness. It's not. Meekness is strength, confidence and grace under pressure and provocation. If you can become a student of how to… Continue reading Leading Meekly

In Search of Delight

We become what we think about. That is the strangest secret of life. In the 1950's Earl Nightingale argued whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality. Its been proven throughout humankind, and my own life is a testimony to its truth. When I… Continue reading In Search of Delight

A Lollipop Moment

I got an awesome handwritten letter from my son, Dallas. He took the initiative. One of the best moments yet between me and him. One I won't forget. I did not expect the letter. It was unprompted and genuine. He spoke from the heart. It touched me deeply. It all started when I bought him… Continue reading A Lollipop Moment

My Eulogy

We are here today to celebrate the life of Marc David Casciani and to say goodbye to a wonderful man. Death is always sad, but if there was ever a case to celebrate, this would be it. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Louis Casciani III, the first of his seven grandchildren… Continue reading My Eulogy

Creating Moments

I recently listened to an inspiring interview of Chip Heath by Craig Groeschel. It centered around Chip's book, The Power of Moments. They talked about why some experiences create more of an impact than others, what makes them memorable and how they can be used to benefit your professional and personal life. For me, it… Continue reading Creating Moments