On building trust…

At what point in the discussion of trusting Life, the Cosmos, the Universe, some Higher Power, Chi (what ever you want to call it) do we say, “That’s a great idea, but…” Is it when the “trust” hits our wallets? Or when the “trust” hits or homes? Or when the “trust” hits our health? Or when the “trust” hits our …

Changing the way I approach challenges…

I was just thinking a few weeks ago that most of us tend to view difficult things in life as "How do I remove this 'thing' from my horizon?" Kind of like when we meet someone who for some reason annoys us — we immediately turn off and move into "get away from me" mode. And I think, we have …

Decision Making

Are you at a crossroads, needing to make a decision, but not seeming to be able to make the decision? Maybe you're looking "to be saved" or "to be given an answer"? It doesn't really work like that. If your goal is to be a more confident, powerful person, then "being saved' doesn't really fit into that schema. You have …

Procrastinating out of fear…

“It’s not the load that breaks you down; It’s the way you carry it.” — Lena Horne This quote reminded me of something that, I think, we all face. That something is “fear” and how it affects our daily lives. “What’s that?” you might say. “Fear in my daily life. Not really. I’m no mountain climber…” I’ve got news for …

Going out on a limb…

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” — Seneca Proverb Hmmm…do I really believe this bit of old wisdom? Seems to me that when we dare and go out on a limb, well then, that’s when difficulties begin! And we find ourselves thinking “I …