This is my second attempt at this article. I took the first one down, because I realized the approach was all wrong. How we express something is just as important as what we’re expressing. Thank you for the opportunity and thanks for reading. With that in mind … In his book, Survival of the … Continue reading The Design of Friendship is to Multiply Joy
I’m so glad I did this. I highly recommend it. Kind of an inner-spirit research project. Ask your friends, co-workers, peers, teachers, instructors, and acquaintances how they see your inner spirit. You might be surprised by the answers. It may even anger you; “I’m not like that!” It happened to me. But, the digestion and … Continue reading Finding Acceptance of Our True Inner Self
Back in the 1800’s, a photograph required hiring a professional with cumbersome equipment. But, George Eastman just wanted to take pictures. That’s him in the photo. So in 1888, he invented flexible roll film and a camera that came preloaded with that film. He named his company, Kodak. Why Kodak? Apparently George liked the letter … Continue reading Don’t Lose Your Way: A True and Tragic Story
Bill Burr has a bit in one of his stand-up performances where he talks about his temper and his wife lectures him, saying “I don’t understand where this is coming from. You go from zero to a hundred in like two seconds.” And he responds, “First of all, I idle at seventy-five, so it’s not … Continue reading Harmony from Zero to a Hundred
Albert Einstein once said, “Nothing happens until something moves.” The romantic notion of doing something is quite a nice experience. It’s comfortable, as we imagine sharing fish stew with our Sherpa at basecamp. It’s seductive, as we daydream from our home, our office, and our car. In the movie, The Secret Life of Walter … Continue reading Life isn’t Something to Get Through. It’s to Live.