A sacred trust

Mark Twain once said something about there being two days that are important in your life. The day you're born, and the day you find out why. I think there's a third day that matters as much as the other two. The day you realise that your why only matters to you, and no one [...]

A brain dump

My inclination to write within the context of a universal experience feels insincere and superficial at times. To want to write at all feels like a self indulgent rant or feathering of my own cap. I've abandoned more manuscripts and drafts of old manuscripts these past few weeks than I have all my life. The [...]

Don’t celebrate the victim

Can you tell the difference between those who want to improve versus those who want others to see how brave their struggle is?When you wear your heart on your sleeve, it weakens you because your struggle grows to define you.If you're not careful, the sympathy you get from going through a struggle can easily fulfil [...]