Photo by James Wheeler on Pexels.com On a vacation, several years ago, a group of us hustled from one tourist location to another, bypassing many ordinary, though potentially interesting sites along the way. When I slowed to take in things catching my eyes someone said, “Lead, follow, or get out of the way!” As rude... Continue Reading →
What! Not Why?(Insight vs. Introspect)
Introverts are experts at self reflection. We spend our lives in the deep end of the pool with our thoughts, swimming around and checking it all out. Sometimes we gain insight - a better understanding of ourselves. Sometimes we can end up wallowing in feelings - drowning in over-analysis. This is not to say introverts... Continue Reading →
On Good Behavior (an observation)
Yesterday I wrote a little poem about the 'truly good' who do not see themselves as such. These are people who have experienced the harsh, ugly side of life and somehow associate their identity with these bad things. They feel irredeemable. Yet, they are driven to perform acts of goodness, all the while never believing... Continue Reading →
Who Are You?
Who are you? This seems a simple question, right? Of course, we know who we are! We usually define ourselves by our roles such as marital status, parenthood, sibling, co-worker and friend. We are our education, jobs, hobbies and goals. We are the sum of our successes and failures and everything in between. Our appearance,... Continue Reading →