Day 40: Continue

"A journey of a thousand miles always begins with the ground under your feet." - my personal adaptation of Lao Tzu's wisdom Evolution is a journey and process. It is a commitment to grow consciously rather than by default. It's a choice to live on purpose, and know that everything worth it will cost something precious. …

Day 20: Trust

I don't trust nobody who ain't some kinda selfish sometimes. - excerpt from current project If someone asks, "What's your greatest flaw," what would you say? I believe that I've just realized mine. It may also be the biggest obstacle to me living soulfully: SELF-DOUBT. I could spend paragraphs pontificating on where this doubt originated, but …

Day 16: Listen

The most important part of communication is listening. Today has been a day of tough conversations, imperfectly conducted (on my part). I did my best though. And I look forward to doing even better in the future.  Sometimes, I get my feelings hurt over my own refusal to listen. I'll hear the words but not …

Day 14: Commitment

When I began this retreat, I had only TWO questions to which I sought answers:  "What is the active ingredient that will help me take my life to the next level?  and  "How do I activate it?" When I first received the answer, I didn't like it. It's a trait that I've always admired in others, …