When the Well Runs Dry – Quieting the Mind

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Like a cars driving in summer heat with old, scarce oil in our engines, many of us continue to trudge on through times of spiritual and emotional lean. We do it because we have to—or because it makes us feel strong to do so. What we often fail to realize is the longer this goes […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 131

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Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: People who don’t know how to lose don’t know how to win. “Other people did the same thing,” is not a defense of one’s actions if it was illegal or immoral for others to do it, as well. This sort of moral escapism reminds me more of my […]

Energy Begets Energy


When we devote ourselves to things that give us energy, we have more energy for things we have no energy for.

Extroverts understand this. If one derives energy from being with people, one must do that to fuel those focused, solo work times. Saying, “I’ll deprive myself of this until I do this,” is a sometimes necessary, emergency move, not a best way to go about life.