Phoning it in

It’s fair to say that most people do not enjoy the work they do.  Most subsist or do whatever it takes to survive.  It is a modern notion that the majority of people can have ‘fulfilling’ jobs.  And luckily we live in a world where there is the possibility of making that happen.  We can…

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Removing the obstacles

There are obstacles in life that can’t be changed.  If you’re paraplegic, that’s and obstacle we haven’t figured out how to move yet.  There are a lot of tools that you can use to help you do more things and be less restricted, but the fact is that you won’t be running marathons and no…

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I can’t

Rarely do you hear someone say “I can’t” when they are talking about themselves.  “I can’t” is a response phrase.  When someone makes a suggestion, a common response is an immediate “I can’t”.  Which I find interesting, because in about 88% of all cases it’s just not true.  What the person really means is they…

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You’re not lost

It’s the truth that no matter where you are, well…there you are.  You’re never lost because, as Captain Hammer would say “you home is where your heart is, so your real home’s in your chest.”  However, there are many ways in which we can become confused and uncentered which leads us down paths we wouldn’t…

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Previous Lives

I have never quite understood the notion that this one life is all we get.  It never felt right to me, because if that were true, all mistakes take on such crushingly huge proportions that we might never move.  It means that childhood, especially if it is abusive, is just a waste of time that…

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Fall into each other

Fall is the gathering time.  Gathering in of crops, gathering in of ideas, gathering all the lost bits and pieces that got strewn around during the play of Summer, gathering our wits to deal with everything that begins again in fall like school, work, projects, and plans.  But fall is also the time of gathering…

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Beyond Boundaries

People make structure out of chaos.  That’s what our highly developed brains are supposed to do.  It’s our one weapon for survival in this dangerous place we call home.  We have no fur to keep us warm when temperatures drop, we are slow-moving, we have no defensive weapons, we basically have our brains, opposable thumbs,…

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Each soul is unique

Every human being is a soul living an embodied life.  I personally do not ascribe to the belief that we live this life in order to try to remember and return to our Spiritual state, constantly failing a little less each time until we reach perfection.  To me this seems like a type of torture…

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Follow your heart

Ever experienced a time when you were doing something and you realized that you forgot about time all together and you had a smile on your face you know you’ve had for a while now and you are just totally enthralled in what you are doing?  That’s how I define ‘joy’.  Most people think of…

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