Iron Wil Book Review: Dreamwisp

a chat about a friends recently published book. it is a great story about chasing ones dreams!

one of the best ways to improve your income is to get into Network Marketing because the team and training delivers leverage.

iron wil


I wanted to let you guys know that a large portion of my booklet is complete and I am now turning my attention to a few key parts that I need to add and make edits to. I am also waiting on a story from one of my brothers.

I am pretty excited about getting this project completed! I am going to start looking for an agent and look to see about getting this published the old fashioned way or self publishing. We shall see.

iron wil


visualization n.
1. the act or an instance of visualizing
2. (Psychology) a technique involving focusing on positive mental images in order to achieve a particular goal
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers

I wanted to start out this post with a clear understanding of the definition. Because, visualization is something that I have been doing for years. So long, that when I started reading “The Secret“, I could have stopped after the first chapter. I did need the reminder so that I would put the practice back in place 100% of the time instead of just tinkering with it.

The book “The Secret” is all about the power of visualization. Capturing in your mind the place you want to be and transporting yourself there by sheer force of your imagination!

I did this by reading my favorite quotes daily! Yes, I did it daily. At one point during my collage years, I had a wall of 80 some quotes and I knew them so well that I didn’t have to read them anymore, I could just reach up and touch the 3×5 card on the wall. They became so integral to my daily routine and I because so familiar with them that the ones I needed the most that day would stand out and I would only see those quotes! As I write this I an still see that wall of that old apartment bedroom and it still empowers me today!

Visualization is the most powerful and important key to changing our lives! I would recommend that if you haven’t read “The Secret” that you get to the library or your favorite book store and get a copy and spend time on it. Spend as much time as you need!

These quotes are important to me because I wanted to develop the qualities and characteristics that they express. I got some very good advice around the age of 13; and I was given the tool to change my life and reorder my world. Many of the quotes that I am writing about helped to forge my character and shape the man I am today. That is why I am sharing them and my story with you

also …

Mom, thank you for sitting on me and telling me I had the power to change!

iron wil

My Greatest Fear …

IMG_2292… is failure. Whatever task I put my mind to, I have always been able to achieve. It might take time to figure out how to get to that goal or accomplish the task I have set for myself. I attribute this to my parents and the way I was raised. I was taught to never give up and keep my focus on the future to be created.

Two of my life experiences have helped frame this for me.

The first was in the winter of 1988 when I had a paper route. Back then, there was a small community newspaper that serviced the communities around Ft. Meade, MD. A friend was a paperboy and recommended me to the company to cover another neighborhood. This was a great idea since I eagerly looked for any type of work. I took the job with my parents approval and started delivering papers; we also worked 2 or 3 nights a week to get new subscriptions. I thought it was great, because we made a commission and a prize for the new subscriptions. I made it a goal for myself to become the top seller for new subscriptions, it didn’t take long and by the end of 2 months of work I had earned a commission of 400$! For a 13 year old this was awesome!

The second was in 11th grade, when my history class took a 3 day study on propaganda used by Germany in WWII. This caused me to be 3 days late on my term paper. I misunderstood the teacher and thought that I would always have 3 extra days to work on my assignment. Well, I found out after the second due date that I was wrong. I ended up with a cumulative C. I had held the highest A for the first 2 quarters. Another student laughed at me and told me that I would not be able to bring my grade up by the end of the year. I looked right at him and said I will have an A for this class by the end of the year. Oh, I worked for it extra credit and everything else to make sure that I got everything I could. By the end of that school year, I had the 3rd highest A. I was proud of my accomplishment and to prideful to be gracious, and I rubbed it in the other student’s face. Unfortunately, I didn’t get smart enough to ask forgiveness before it was to late.

These experiences helped to shape my sense and ability of accomplishment. I look back on these to events to give myself encouragement and to give me the strength to stick to my goals and see that I achieve them!

iron wil

Being Prepared


Rush 12 and Para-cord

I am known by friends and family to be a bit “weird” because I carry a bag with tools and things for the just in case … or to be prepared for whatever may come.

On a recent trip, I went in to use a stall and found the lock busted. Thankfully, I had a length of para-cord in my bag and I tied the lock closed. This made my wife laugh when I told her about it. She likes to poke fun at me from time to time for my preparedness mindset.

I will admit that it has been apart of my life for so long that I don’t even remember when I started. Being an Army Brat, it is almost a fact of life … depending on where you have lived and how you have traveled.

The key is being prepared.

My experiences have lead me to a mindset that one should consider the future and then prepare for those events! Again, not meaning for a disaster, for any kind of event. For example, do you want to work in a specific industry? Then what do you study or attend university to learn? What daily activities are needed to get healthier, does it mean eating habits need to change or a gym membership will need to be acquired? What is it you dream about?

My own motivation comes from many different desires; one to serve others, one to be able to help my parents, another to provide for someone who lacks the means to improve their circumstances, one more includes a desire to see more good in the world. For each person, their desires and wants have to be planned for daily one step at a time. Once small goals are achieved, the bigger ones become a reality!

iron wil