The Lonely Path

There is comfort in being in a space unoccupied by others. The plague of clich├ęs and the clutter of egos take up residence in crowded spaces. Blending into the crowd always threatened my sanity. Living up to an expectation set against a standard that I don't subscribe to will always result in disappointment for the … Continue reading The Lonely Path

Fleeting Thoughts (VII)

A therapeutic release of clutter is one in which there is no need to string together coherent thoughts. Coherent thoughts dictate a concern for what came before, or what needs to come after which reflects the earnestness of life. Life itself does not afford us the indulgence of being inconsequential, or being oblivious to consequence. … Continue reading Fleeting Thoughts (VII)

Emancipation From Mental Slavery

The first tune that pops into my head when I think of this title is the song from Bob Marley. He sang about the mentality that enslaved us to our captors or colonialist masters, but the emancipation I am reminded of this morning is of a different kind. Over the years I've been fortunate enough … Continue reading Emancipation From Mental Slavery

To Breathe Again

There are few things more exhausting than the plague of insincerity from those that find a constant need to explain their drama and their dreams under the pretense of seeking sincere advice to overcome their hurdles.  Soliciting advice while professing not to have the answers ourselves, then discarding that advice in favour of taking the … Continue reading To Breathe Again

Firefighter Syndrome

I've heard this term firefighter syndrome used loosely over the years, most often referring to people that have a tendency to want to rush in and fix things without thinking it through. Not suggesting that firefighters don't think things through, but I'm sure you get the picture. You know, like the saying that if all … Continue reading Firefighter Syndrome

Heroes and Hero Worship

I once heard someone say that each time we create a hero, we diminish our own capacity for greatness. It's a truth I can easily subscribe to because I cannot relate to the reality of having heroes to begin with. I've never looked at someone and thought to myself, "I want to grow up to … Continue reading Heroes and Hero Worship

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