Quotes

Quote: "Presence is not an activity, it's an availability" – James Low

“Presence is not an activity, it’s an availability.”

“Presence is not an activity, it’s an availability.” 1920 1080 Looking out Loud
Being present isn’t something you 𝘥𝘰, it’s something you relax into. Open to the world that’s right here now, just how it is. read more
quote "Beliefs are hypotheses to be tested, not treasures to be protected."

“Beliefs are hypotheses to be tested, not treasures to be protected.”

“Beliefs are hypotheses to be tested, not treasures to be protected.” 1024 683 Looking out Loud
Situations change. People change. Here’s why actively open-minded parents are better at predicting the future. read more
Kurt Vonnegut quote on gratitude - family sunset in Delta d'Ebre

“I urge you to notice when you’re happy, and think, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’”

“I urge you to notice when you’re happy, and think, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’” 1024 768 Looking out Loud
A sunset, a cold beer, a moment with your kids. Here’s Kurt Vonnegut’s two-step process for expressing gratitude. read more
Umberto Eco quote for dads and fathers

“What we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us.”

“What we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us.” 1200 675 Looking out Loud
Your kids are learning from you. Especially when you’re not trying to teach them. read more

“It’s not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it.”

“It’s not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it.” 1920 1080 Looking out Loud
How do you make sure your life is full of time well spent? Here are some reminders. read more
Trans-Siberian express train through Russia

“History is a map of the past, from a particular point of view, to be useful to the modern traveller.”

“History is a map of the past, from a particular point of view, to be useful to the modern traveller.” 1024 680 Looking out Loud
You can’t change your past, but you can choose to connect the dots in different ways. read more
"You are what you do, not what you say you'll do." – Carl Jung​​​​​​​​

“You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.”​​​​​​​​

“You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.”​​​​​​​​ 1920 1080 Looking out Loud
How do you spend your time? That’s who you are. read more
"You don't rise to the level of your goals, you fall to the level of your habits"

“You don’t rise to the level of your goals, you fall to the level of your habits”

“You don’t rise to the level of your goals, you fall to the level of your habits” 1920 1080 Looking out Loud
Do you want to see into your future? Take a look at your habits today. read more
Quote - Every action is a vote for the person you become

“Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become”

“Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become” 1920 1080 Looking out Loud
Nothing stays the same. Do your actions casts votes for who you want to become? read more
Boxing gloves title

“Of all the titles I’ve been privileged to have, ‘Dad’ has always been the best.”

“Of all the titles I’ve been privileged to have, ‘Dad’ has always been the best.” 1024 767 Looking out Loud
We all carry multiple titles. Which do you prioritize when you walk in the door? read more

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled”

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled” 1920 1080 Looking out Loud
To teach our kids, we must know how they learn. read more

“Don’t be such a dad” – How do I do that?

“Don’t be such a dad” – How do I do that? 1024 768 Looking out Loud
I don’t know how not to be a dad. And I’m still learning how to be one, too. read more

“Don’t spend too much time regretting…”

“Don’t spend too much time regretting…” 1024 768 Looking out Loud
Said my wife. “Focus on the time you have in front of you. Do your best and enjoy.” read more
Boy in field of dandelions - seeing wishes not weeds

“There’s a lot of wishes in this yard.”

“There’s a lot of wishes in this yard.” 1024 683 Looking out Loud
Your perspective becomes your life. Do you see weeds or wishes? read more
Cherry blossom trees Indiana spring

“Don’t take pictures. Stand here and see it”

“Don’t take pictures. Stand here and see it” 2560 1920 Looking out Loud
How often do you take time to stop and really see what’s right in front of you? read more

“My brother’s like the windshield wiper on the left”

“My brother’s like the windshield wiper on the left” 800 450 Looking out Loud
He hops on me, I push him away. Just like siblings do. read more

“Mistakes welcome here: just pick them up”

“Mistakes welcome here: just pick them up” 1024 768 Looking out Loud
How to teach your kids a growth mindset, one spill at a time. read more

When Disneyland is “a little worse than my last vaccine”

When Disneyland is “a little worse than my last vaccine” 892 668 Looking out Loud
An unexpected roller coaster connects two unpleasant experiences. And unlocks the magic of a child’s mind. read more
"A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you."

“A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you.”

“A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you.” 1920 1080 Looking out Loud
This is half correct. Plus 10 ways to show your love. read more
“Each of us constructs and lives a narrative, and this narrative is us”

The story of you: “Each of us constructs and lives a narrative”

The story of you: “Each of us constructs and lives a narrative” 1920 1080 Looking out Loud
Are you telling stories of who you want to be? read more