Category: Self-knowledge

Starting off fresh.

Reflection, self-evaluation and goal-setting have long been part of my year-end process. What’s new is showing myself some TLC while allowing myself time and space to process my life.

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Wonder

In all the ways life comes at us, in the countless ways we analyze our lives, we rarely give ourselves the benefit of wonder.

When was the last time you felt surprise and wonder at the beautiful creation you are? When was the last time you embraced the unfamiliar and inexplicable in your life?

Desert of Solitude: Elevator Pitch

Desert of Solitude is for the dreamers and strivers. The people who may have achieved nothing, something or a great deal, but that “one thing” continues to elude them. What is it that you want from life, in life or through your life? What do you think you’re missing? What do you believe will complete your existence?

It doesn’t matter. Whatever “it” is, you are enough for your life as you are now.

ACAD – Praise: Matthew 21

Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures:

“‘The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; this was the Lord’s doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes’?

Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people producing its fruits. And the one who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; and when it falls on anyone, it will crush him.” {Click to read full chapter.}

ACAD – Praise: Joshua 7

The Lord said to Joshua, “Get up! Why have you fallen on your face? Israel has sinned; they have transgressed my covenant that I commanded them; they have taken some of the devoted things; they have stolen and lied and put them among their own belongings. Therefore the people of Israel cannot stand before their enemies. They turn their backs before their enemies, because they have become devoted for destruction.[a] I will be with you no more, unless you destroy the devoted things from among you. Get up! {Click to read chapter.}

Joan Rivers: Die Laughing

Bitter. Self-hater. Shallow. Unfulfilled. These words desccribe her own commentary about her life and career.

Iconic. Legendary. Trailblazer. These are the words her friends, admirers and reporters used in their commentary regarding her. They wanted to be like her.Many interviewed for the tribute specials, credited Joan with their success; they didn’t think they would be where they were had she not gone before. Yet in the same specials, Joan herself rejected their praise disdainfully. However, she desperately wanted everyon’es adulation. {Click to read the full article.}