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unfinished

unfinished

Finished is better than unfinished, but unfinished is better than not having the fortitude to begin at all. That is something we should never lose sight of. We need to remember to contently welcome long periods of unfinished, because they are better than having...
what’s next?

what’s next?

I don’t know where I’m going sometime, or what I’m meant to do, or what I’m doing things for, and my direction sure doesn’t feel right sometime. The philosopher Martin Buber offered a brilliant insight into human freedom and determination. He said that we live our...
stay faithful

stay faithful

Stay faithful to your hopes and dreams. Stay faithful to your plans. Don’t change your mind. Don’t adjust. Don’t deviate from what you dreamed and planned on doing. Don’t be tempted to stop what you’ve been working on. Unless you’ve failed. See your plans til the end....
finish what you start

finish what you start

  You have to finish what you start. No matter what. Of course you should quit the ugly or unimportant things and habits that are holding you back and you should quit them now, but this is not our concern. You need to finish what you started. Sadly for many of us this...

I lost, so now what?

  I lost. And so now what? Last night I entered my first Toastmasters International speech contest and I lost. There were three other competitors, and while I held my own, I did not move on to the next round. I wasn’t even runner up! It stings a little. I won’t lie. ...

tenacity of persistence

  Inky Johnson calls it ‘the process’. He says you have to love it or you won’t get anywhere. You have to commit to it and love it. You have to love to edit. Rehearse. Love to practice. You have to push through. Everyday. Without exception. One day at a time. One hour...