We Never See the World Exactly as It Is

We Never See the World Exactly as It Is

You know, we never see the world exactly as it is. We see it as we hope it will be or we fear it might be. And we spend our lives going through a sort of modified stages of grief about that realization. And we deny it, and then we argue with it, and we despair over...
Returning to Life

Returning to Life

When I am feeling dreary, annoyed, and generally unimpressed by life, I imagine what it would be like to come back to this world for just a day after having been dead. I imagine how sentimental I would feel about the very things I once found stupid, hateful, or...
It Is All in the Telling

It Is All in the Telling

“What’s your story? It’s all in the telling. Stories are compasses and architecture; we navigate by them, we build our sanctuaries and our prisons out of them, and to be without a story is to be lost in the vastness of a world that spreads in all directions like...
Don’t Let This Happen

Don’t Let This Happen

“. . .What if you wake up some day, and you’re 65, or 75, and you never got your memoir or novel written; or you didn’t go swimming in warm pools and oceans all those years because your thighs were jiggly and you had a nice big comfortable tummy; or you were...
Things You Can Control

Things You Can Control

I discovered these helpful reminders and printed them for my family. Sometimes we forget in the noise of our lives, what we can control. Check out Think. Grow. Prosper. for similar pieces of wisdom. Email...