It's an easy time of year to make declarations of change, but a lot of us seem to stop short of actually putting wheels on many of those changes. Why? Because we're hanging onto old ways while we try to bring in new ones.Read More
The short answer is simply: don’t. Just don’t make them. Stop. Don’t argue with it— “easier said than done.” Just don’t make them. Of course, you know I won’t stop at the short answer, so here’s the long(er) one:Read More
This weekend, I had the pleasure of hearing Richard Rohr speak about… well, so many different things… it’s really impossible to describe, because I’m sure that there were as many messages and interpretations of his talk as there were attendees (which was 1,000+, btw.)Read More
We all make incorrect assumptions, mess up, choose the wrong thing, get confused, or momentarily stop thinking straight. Go tell it on the mountains of social media (or whatever your “mountain” is) what some jerk of a person did to you today, but don’t forget that you’re that person, too.Read More
Want to know how to get rid of your fear?
Get familiar with it.
Your bosses in your life are things like what you listen to, what you read, what you see, what you eat, the routines you have and actions you take daily. Each of those things is the boss of you in some way. Each of those things, in a way, tells you what to do, how to behave, and each one gives way to certain attitudes and moods.Read More
There is a time and place to mindlessly follow the recipe, to precisely measure, to make sure all the boxes are ticked and everything is exactly accounted for.
And then there’s a time and place to be intentional, to question, to act on instinct, to stop and think if maybe there isn’t another way to do this.Read More
Isn’t it funny how we know exactly what other people should and need to do? And that we’ve decided we are the people that must teach them the lessons they need to learn? How selfless of us, how wise.Read More