Sometimes the hardest thing is opening your eyes. When you start to look around and see things differently, it can cause some tension. Both internally and externally, there is friction. Internally, we’re wrestling with how to shift our life and actions to align with what we’re starting to see. Externally, we’ve changed and that causes [...]
We all, at some level, are on the same quest. We share a common fate and goal. We have a limited number of days and we want to live each one well. The clock is always ticking. We’re constantly moving toward the end of our lives. That sounds pretty depressing. Until you learn to accept [...]
Life is short, 50 miles isn't. We did it. Here's what I learned from it.
A system is defined as, “A set of connected things or parts forming a complex whole.” The point is that we have all these interconnected pieces and aspects of our lives that make up our bodies, minds and existence. For a simple example, look at our muscles and skeletons. I have a skeletal system that [...]
Minimalism is an attempt to live with less. The general principle is that everyday life is filled with clutter and minimalism is a refutation of the clutter.
Today is a gift. We didn’t earn the right to today. Nothing we did warrants us this trip around the sun. We simply receive. We didn’t choose or decide to be born. We didn’t arrange for the breath we just took. We simply receive. We didn’t align the sun and the clouds and the horizon [...]
I think everyone was born with a handful of crayons. Each person came into the world with a different assortment of colors. I may have been born with red, violet and electric blue crayons. Maybe your crayons are pink, indigo and chartreuse. Sure, I can make some pictures with red, violet and electric blue. But [...]