I have been on a slow, yet constant move towards de-cluttering my life. It has taken a lot of work, time, introspection, and letting go. I have read books and blogs that have common themes of "less is more", and it goes beyond the material and into the spiritual. Clarity, confusion, focus, regret, joy, and heartache … Continue reading How Minimizing has Maximized
"Courage cannot erase our fear, courage is when we face our fear." - Newsies Broadway musical
I had to take a moment to step outside and take a few breaths tonight. Something about the dark sky and bright stars brings me calm, and I needed to be calmed ; though I could not quite figure out why. There has been a lot going on the past few days, but it was … Continue reading Obligation to Opportunity
Have you ever found yourself impacted by a quote or statement? "I love a good quote." - Me I am constantly looking for tid bits of wisdom in blogs or books, or listening for them in conversations and presentations. Whether it's inspiration or insight, I find that words can have a great impact. I was … Continue reading The Struggle is a Privilege
Have you ever watched the sun rise in a mountain town? It’s a pretty amazing sight, and somehow... it gets better each time. The sky begins to turn from black to midnight blue. Light appears like a torch over the eastern hills. The stars fade and make their final plea to be gazed upon, though … Continue reading Morning Sky
"If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough." —Oprah Winfrey I stumbled across this quote while searching for inspiration one morning. They are simple words put into a simple phrase, yet they hold a deep wisdom. … Continue reading The Life we Live
So what started as a breath, is actually a foundation for success.
I was running some trails last night up on Observatory Mesa here in Flagstaff AZ, and I found myself drifting into some deep reflection. These trails in particular are behind the neighborhood we lived in for 12 years, and I hadn't run up there much since we moved two years ago. The sun was setting, … Continue reading Tales from the Trails
Joy and sadness mingled together to make a melody that speaks deep into my core. It's a time to embrace friends and family that are here, and lament those that are not.
Breathe. That's what I tell myself as I wake up in a restless state this morning. Just breathe. It's a lot harder than it sounds, because my mind is already indexing projects that should be completed; and planning out the day ahead. The only problem is that it's the Friday after Thanksgiving, I got no … Continue reading Take a moment