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Peace in the crazy

Besides all we could have learned from lockdown, it seems as though life for many folks still happens hurried. Let me explain:

It’s not necessarily how busy you find your outer world, but how hurried you are on the inside. It’s like there’s a lack of peace on the inside for many folks I meet. And let me just say too that I’m not exempt… there are some occasions where we all have to take stock of where we’re at. I thought lockdown would have brought that about for all of us, but alas, it seems we’re still on the hamster wheel. Continue reading Peace in the crazy

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When the going is tough, the question is “who are you going with?”

How do you respond to pressure? What comes out of you when the screws are tighten? How do you respond when the walls close in? What’s your instinct when you’re backed up into a corner? Continue reading When the going is tough, the question is “who are you going with?”

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A 56-year-old who doesn’t back down

This week, I’ve been thinking about longevity. In a fast-paced, frenetic (dare I say “millenial”) world of instant gratification, the idea of someone consistently staying at the net for the long haul is not the most appealing, or common, thing.

If you had to call it a characteristic in someone, it could be deemed a number of ways. At its worst, we call it stubborn. But I’m referring to terms like faithful; reliable; steadfast; consistent; unwavering. Continue reading A 56-year-old who doesn’t back down