So what started as a breath, is actually a foundation for success.
Take a moment
Breathe. That's what I tell myself as I wake up in a restless state this morning. Just breathe. It's a lot harder than it sounds, because my mind is already indexing projects that should be completed; and planning out the day ahead. The only problem is that it's the Friday after Thanksgiving, I got no … Continue reading Take a moment
What would life look like if I asked myself these two questions each day?
What am I to you?
I have been thinking a lot about less lately. Maybe this is natural as I get older, maybe it's an overall shift in our culture (which would be a good thing); but I have been moving towards less stuff in my life, longing for more focus. I have realized that there is direct connection (for … Continue reading What am I to you?
Doin' Something, not just the title of a grooving jazz/funk album by Soulive (which I highly recommend), but a reminder that we need to be doing something, intentionally. Think big. Open my mind to see opportunities, both big and small. Broaden my focus. I want to see beyond my needs, and see what is needed from me. … Continue reading Doin’ Something
"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." - Howard Thurman
Rantings of a madman
Contentment. To be or not to be, that is the choice. What is it to be content? I feel like I haven't truly lived in contentment for a while. I have practiced thankfulness, but have not truly engraved it in my soul yet. As we have added more stuff and more responsibility to our life, … Continue reading Rantings of a madman
Something I learned
I wake up daily searching for purpose and meaning; longing to know who I am supposed to be, and what I am here to do...this comes after I make my morning coffee of course.
Meaningless, or is it?
A few weeks ago, there was a snowstorm... a big storm. Shoveling and snow blowing was a daily activity for a few days. As I snow blowed two feet of snow amidst an ongoing snowstorm, it was hard not to have that Ecclesiastes feeling of meaningless, it's all meaningless; because I knew that I would … Continue reading Meaningless, or is it?