Burn Up Your Old Beliefs.
I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.~Bertrand Russell Get Rid Of What Doesn’t Make You Smile We’re going to do some actual destruction today! This is a short, easy exercise that follows along with what we’ve done so far. In our last post, Doug and I shared an exercise which […]
And There Sits My Laptop.
But men are men; the best sometimes forget.~William Shakespeare Leaving My Virtual Self At Home. We went away again this week… My wife is a teacher so we take advantage of the summers off to visit family and take mini vacations. I packed up my clothes, books, vitamins, notebooks and drawing pads… Even my colored […]
Who Needs Your Talents?
You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give. ~E. O. Wilson People need your gifts […]
What Would You Be Doing If You Didn’t Have To Work?
A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor — such […]
Reconstruct Yourself (After You Destroy Yourself).
Everybody’s constantly being destroyed and rebuilding themselves, some more drastically than others.~Michael Shannon Destruction Of Ego Most cultures and spiritual paths in the past had an initiation that involved the destruction of the self so that a person could be remade by the gods,spirits, ancestors or whomever else homage was paid to. Of course, we’re […]
What Do You Wish For Your Life To Be?
‘I wish life was not so short,’ he thought. ‘Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.’ ~J. R. R. Tolkien Distilling what we’ve learned so far We’ve spent a lot of time getting to know who we are, what we do and don’t want in life […]
I’m Still Me!
When I’m trusting and being myself as fully as possible, everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously.~Shakti Gawain Do You Know Who You Are? We took our list and compared it to our conscious dreams. There is some overlap. But, we’re still trying to fit ourselves into our old […]
I’m Big. Now What?
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.~Brian Tracy We all grow up in spite of our best efforts not to. Baby monkeys materialize, jungle huts are bought on loan, the […]
Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens~ Lao Tzu Thought Exercises To Perceive Time Differently As we stated in our last post, time is relative. Sometimes it passes quickly and sometimes slowly. This is because time is a construct of our three dimensional world. Like everything […]
Time Is Relative.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.~Buddha Time Isn’t Constant Time is plastic… It can be shaped by events in our life. Sometimes it’s pulled out and passes slowly, and sometimes it is compressed and passes quickly. This perception of time is the […]