In the 70’s and the 80’s Wheaties was popularized by commercials that presented the cereal as a sure part of having a life of vitality, strength & health. Many times it seems to me that people need spiritual “Wheaties.” What are those basics that you can count on, to make your life more solidly spiritually… More Spiritual Wheaties – Healthy Spirituality.
Many struggle with having a proper sense of significance and value in their life . Not everyone is going to be a Donald Trump! (And No, you will not lure me into making a political statement.) I lose my power to influence people helpfully on matters of heart, ethics, character and substance; If… More Personal Significance: Worth more than Paparazzi pride
I wrote this article about my father this past year in July. I wrote it to my facebook friends as a tribute to my father JOHN W. Carter Senior. I recently realized that I had not put this article here on Guts Is The Key for my readers. So I’m going to fix that. Here… More Tribute to my father John W. Carter Sr.
Some positive characteristics are inborn into some. Great artists seem born with their gifts. Great singers, athletes and so on are endowed at birth with their propensity for talent. The virtue of tolerance is not so. It is not an innate characteristic. It does not come naturally and must be developed over time.… More We need tolerance.
My mother has been gone since I was 24 years old but she remains the single most important influence in my life. I was definitely a mama’s boy. My mother was crazy about me and I was crazy about my mama. I remember winning best dressed contests at school, because my mama had my clothes… More In tribute to my mother; Mary “Louise” Carter 1925-1983
Dear Guts Is the Key Reader. A few years ago, I made a new friend online. Her name is Heather Gauthier. There is much I could say about her but the primary reason I have asked her to share with you is that her writing talent is so prolific and amazing. … More The Moment
Dear GutsIsTheKey Reader, From time to time I enjoy having a guest author on GutsIsTheKey, when their content and character is extraordinary. Recently, a remarkable lady, Ha Tran and I have teamed up our efforts, to motivate each other to higher levels of achievement and performance. What a gifted person! I am truly… More The Power of A Promise