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the hourglass

the hourglass

I watched the sand in an hour glass today fill up the bottom by sacrificing the top. I couldn’t look away. It was fascinating and thought provoking. The sand fell unceremoniously. If fell consistently, without fanfare or any excitement. If I didn’t watch it, it would...
false sense of urgency

false sense of urgency

We often experience and emit a false sense of urgency. We overestimate the importance of the wrong things and underestimate the value of the right things. We are a funny race of people. Running this way and that. Getting excited about this and the other. We live life...
I’m busy and have no time

I’m busy and have no time

You might hear someone say this today or perhaps it will be you that utters these unfortunate words. I’m busy and I have no time. Busy and no time. Emily Dickinson beautifully and poignantly exposed the folly of this statements in her poem The Chariot. She wrote,...
couragous warriors

couragous warriors

This is going to be a very personal reflection and I am a little hesitant in sharing it. It is not the safe thing to do, but I feel compelled to share it for better or worse. This is a lesson I don’t want to forget. It is a lesson about seeing life from a different...

last breath

  On my birthday in August of 2009 my dad was taken to the hospital because he was talking gibberish. He was making little sense, like he was drunk or worse. A day or so later we learned that his lungs were utterly exhausted from the many years of heavy smoking and...

around the corner

  You don’t know what’s around the corner. And that’s ok. But take the corner. The future is unknown but it is never as scary as people make it out to be. The winter always gives way to spring. The economy always finds ways to correct itself and you will always get...