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Walking into the desert…

My thought yesterday was that we all are making the journey of life like settlers crossing the nation with a wagon train filled with what we think we need — friends, family, relatives, past, present, future, memories, angers, pains, scars, physical stuff, etc. And at every step of the journey — about every 20 minutes — we come into a …

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 …

Assuming the best case scenario…

This morning, I found this quote by William Graham Sumner — “What we prepare for is what we shall get.”  And it hit me that we are all constantly preparing to face our present and preparing for our futures.  And seldom as we engage in this creative act do we stop and truly examine the tools —  our micro assumptions …

Trusting Instead of Judging…

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. ~ Helen Keller _____________________________________ One of the most difficult things in our lives is not judging a moment …