A Bold Demonstration Of Generosity: Would You Do THIS?

A Bold Demonstration Of Generosity: Would You Do THIS?
  I have overcome some major obstacles to get to this point. By “this point” I mean being where I felt a true shift in my level of bold action. I have experimented with being more absurd so I could shake off my attachment to what people thought of me. I’ve engaged in confrontation. I’ve gotten ...

“Personal Growth Marriage”: Do You Have One?

There’s a name for the marriage my husband and I are in. I didn’t know we had a label, until I read an article in the newspaper. Apparently, we are in the golden marital age, and my husband and I are in a “personal growth marriage”. There are lots of reasons people used to get married ...

Having Your Kids Ride To Confidence 1

Having Your Kids Ride To Confidence
I learnt about building confidence in children in a round about way today. I set out to the park with my son. My son is smiling, ear to ear. He’s got a new skateboard his grandparents bought him. He knows this is something the big kids do. He has been trying it at home, and is ...

Comfortable Life Vs A Great One 1

Comfortable Life Vs A Great One
Evidence of societal decline is mounting. Kids don’t walk to school anymore. Too much effort. You never see kids in casts with broken arms and legs. All playgrounds are fun-proof safely padded. Chicken pox has a vaccine, so no chicken pox parties. It’s not the comfortable civilized approach. Nobody has to go through the underground tunnels ...

Brave Warrior Or Calm Monk, Who Are You? 1

Brave Warrior Or Calm Monk, Who Are You?
Is it more important to be a brave warrior in life, or to be a calm monk? Both are inspiring for me in different ways. I have heroes that have walked both paths, and I’ve been contemplating this pretty deeply as I try to figure out who I am, and what I believe in. Being ...