Declarative Statements

A trap that people fall into is being engaged in what seems like a conversation. Once in it they realize they are in a now win situation because they are being asked to defend an action, a state of being, a decision and no answer they give will ever be right, good enough, or even…

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I Want To Be Sure

You know that question that’s running around on social media: “What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?” It’s meant to get you to let go of your fear for a moment, let your right brain have a couple of seconds to unfold some of the low hanging fruit of things you want…

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The Need For Play

We forget that the counter balance for work isn’t self-care, that’s often maintenance and triaging damage, but play. The type of play which has no goals, needs little planning, and fills us with delight. Like stopping at your favorite hobby shop just because, wearing Gothic skull head tennis shoes to walk to work, keeping a…

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Choosing to Enter the Cave

From Inanna: Queen of Heaven by Diane Wolkstein My Lady abandoned heaven and earth to descend to the underworld. Inanna abandoned heaven and earth to descend to the underworld. She abandoned her office of holy priestess to descend to the underworld… When Inanna arrived at the outer gates of the underworld, She knocked loudly. She…

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Hope

Hope, like most everything else, is neither good nor bad. Hope’s value is in how it’s applied. Hope propels a great many ventures into being, hope helps them succeed against the odds, and helps a person when they don’t. Hope also keeps us from acting when we know something hard has to be done. Hope…

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Follow Your Curiosity

Too many times we over think things, wanting to know where this is leading us, what we can do with it, what it all means, and where we’ll go next. It’s about feeling safe and in control. If we can see the cause and effect of things then we feel competent to make something out…

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Goose In a Bottle

I see a large number of people with Goose and Bottle problems.  They go around showing everyone the green bottle with the gosling in it and bewail the fact that the bottle is too priceless to break and the goose lays golden eggs and so can’t be harmed, but it can’t get out of the…

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