For example, you might need to broaden your thinking a bit on what you would actually love to do because your current view of life is too constricting. For example, are you open to new and old hobbies like flying a kite, reading ancient Roman history, picking up the shamisen (three stringed Japanese “guitar”)? What … Continue reading Finding what you love can come in many many ways.
We’ve advanced so far as a society in world that we can afford to waste. Whether it’s wasting Google searches because now they come so cheaply, waste food because it comes so easily and affordable, waste gasoline, waste robots on performing silly tasks — or even waste time exploring cat gifs on YouTube! And that’s such a … Continue reading Waste — What a Precious Gift
When disappointments strike, it’s often true what doesn’t kill you will make you stronger. However, it’s also true that apathy and depression are terribly frequent results. We also grow a lot — and tend to diversify our dreams — because we realized what we initially wanted is either not achievable, not achievable that way, or that we probably didn’t … Continue reading Disappointments Lead Us Into Deeper Depths
Getting what we want. It’s not always what we want. In the series The Chronicles of Narnia is the book entitled The Horse and His Boy following the adventures of Bree and Cor. Cor had always wanted more attention — until he didn’t. “Then Aravis told it. And Cor, who had very much wanted the story to … Continue reading The Horse and His Boy
Self-sacrificing love. This is one of my favorites. It’s the creed that lends us such a comforting understanding that we are cared for. It’s the willingness to work for someone knowing that they have your best interest in mind. Will I really follow them anywhere? You bet. Think of those stories and examples where someone … Continue reading Leadership, part 5