Coffee, Ritual and Wisdom

Sometimes, deep thoughts, philosophy and real-life wisdom come from the most mundane, everyday sources. For example, my morning coffee taught me something today. I realized that I’ve been drinking my morning brew from the same cup for over 15 years. Every morning that I’ve been home for morning coffee, it’s been in this mug. Two… Continue reading Coffee, Ritual and Wisdom

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Expedient Lies or Uncomfortable Truths

Speaking the truth is not always easy. There are times when it seems more comfortable and less confrontational to do otherwise. We make excuses for telling lies. We tell ourselves we don’t want to hurt anyone or that it’s not worth the trouble, the argument or the inconvenience. We justify our “little white lies.” But… Continue reading Expedient Lies or Uncomfortable Truths

Achievement and Attachment

One of the most difficult life lessons to learn is that emotional attachment to your desired outcomes, objectives and goals is a double-edged sword. Yes, emotional energy gives life to your objectives and goals. Be passionate and excited about what you want to see manifested in the world! But understand that the process matters, the… Continue reading Achievement and Attachment