I think the world would be better if we loved each other better. Simple idea. Complicated execution. I think love takes practice. Dallas Willard defines love as, “to will the good of others.” If I love someone, I want the best things for them. This can be hard. It is easy to be self-interested. Self-interest [...]
Fear. It freezes. It causes inaction. We hesitate to move. Paralysis by analysis is crippling. Courage. It liberates. It causes action. We move towards conflict. Analysis is relevant to solutions. The difference between courage and fear is a choice. When faced with fear, which is completely natural and often helpful, we must choose courage. The [...]
Growth & pruning make for a healthy, well-balanced bonsai tree. I would argue this is also the formula for a healthy life.
Today happens to be #NationalGiveSomethingAwayDay and it is a great opportunity to practice generosity.
Practicing gratitude is not a new idea. “Count your blessings” has been a thing for a very long time. It has been written about, talked about, sang about and practiced for thousands of years. In no way am I trying to present this as a revolutionary idea, but I do think we would be happier [...]