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stay the course

stay the course

Don’t ever stop. Never. Certainly not when you feel tired or when you’re down. Or when you’re frustrated that you are not making any real traction. When you think to yourself that all of this is simply impossible, unattainable, and doomed to fail. Don’t stop. Keep...
sometimes it doesn’t come

sometimes it doesn’t come

There are days like today when the words refuse to come. I have sat here for a very long time trying to figure out a way to shape my thoughts so that would make sense and be meaningful. However, if I wait any longer, the opportunity will pass and I will have nothing...
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...
a little push

a little push

We all need a little push. We all need words of encouragement that inspire and change us. We need a push from someone or something in order to courageously get on with what we need to do. But where is this push to come from? What are you to do in the meantime? What if...
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...
the struggle

the struggle

There is a big difference between knowing and doing. A great chasm between understanding something and being able to act upon on it. This is probably why life is so frustrating and rewarding all at the same time, and why I feel the sting of this chasm all the time. I...