Here’s why they help
I know there are people out there who would gladly poo-poo affirmations as pseudoscience. I can understand their point of view. After all is there really any science that supports its efficacy? Well, maybe. For a little more information check out this article in Positive Psychology.com by Psychologist Catherine Moore entitled Positive Daily Affirmations: Is There Science Behind it?
It’s been a treasure
Expressions of the hearts life
Threads through the seasons
For the longest time, I wondered about the beauty of Haiku poetry. I was taken back by its flow, its authenticity, and by its compassionate calling. When I began to write in this form I realized it wasn’t really for the reader, (sorry) it was for me.
Trust me, I would love for the readers of my work to appreciate this art form, but vulnerably, I have to admit that I write these gems for myself. I am in flow when I begin and I am in…
Poetry, Progress, and Peace
It matters not when or where or why
It matters not who or how
What matters is knowing yourself
It matters not later, but now!
A long, long time ago I began working on “Building A Life That Matters,” a theme that eventually grew into a way of being. Though I am far from finished I am realizing that the journey is worth the investment of time, for the thrills and the treasures have been abundant.
I will not say these three ways of acknowledging the self in me are the only ways, but they are…
The Paradox of a Truth
The paradox for me about learning is this: I consider myself a lifelong learner. I am committed to learning for life and yet, sometimes there are things that take me a lifetime to learn.
As a man who dropped out of college, I paid the price for that decision. I have also learned that there is a difference between formal education and self-education. I admire and respect both and as I have grown older I have come to know that learning is a lifelong proposition…and passion. …