Discipline and Perseverance > Motivation and Passion

“Your blog ruins everything.” I think that has to be the best feedback so far. Let’s continue with ruining things. And using symbols in the title. I had to Google that to get it right.  If you are on Instagram or Twitter or Facebook or the internet or this...

Comparisons = Death

Think of everything you have. Think of how awesome these things would seem to be if you did not have them. Notice how the mind automatically tries to switch back to looking at the things you do not have. This isn’t the mind being difficult or ungrateful, it is doing...

Yes, Everyone

So we’ll stick with compassion for a few days. Reiterating: yes, I think everyone deserves kindness and compassion. Everyone means everyone. It is tragic that a young man killed another human being and made the decision to end his life in a jail cell. Being in a place...

Why Kindness?

“Do you really think we can always respond with kindness?” Yes. This could have been a really short post. It still might be. This is an ugly, ugly world sometimes. I contributed to the ugliness for a lot of my life. Maybe not in any significant way, but in ways that...

Imagining Reality

Everything that goes on in our head is just imagination. All of it. Some of it is easily recognized as imagination. Fantasies about having a super power or saving the day when tragedy strikes. Some of it is more realistic but still easily recognized. Imagining trips...