Living in the Wonderful State of Disagreement:
Wouldn’t it be great to live in a place where there is disagreement? Let me explain what I mean.
I’ve noticed something about myself lately — I don’t like to be disagreed with! I suppose I knew it for years. There were signs… the funny looks on my face… or sometimes I cut people off… volume rising during conversations… people not wanting to enter into certain conversations with me… etc. So, I guess what I mean is — I’m finally beginning to “notice” that I don’t like to be disagreed with… and I don’t like the effects of it.
Just think of it… wouldn’t it be nice to live in a state of mind where someone could disagree with you, and it would be “ok”!? Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to hear what someone else thinks?… to know why they are who they are… what they value? (read more…)… Read More Ahhh… Disagreement
I’ve been thinking again lately about “Desire”. Specifically, I’ve been thinking about “Passion” and “Reason”… said another way, heart vs mind. And, a conversation I had recently got me thinking — I had a moment of clarity!…
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I’m driving home from work and I had a really good and unexpected encounter with God… I had to stop and write it down… so I’m writing this on-the-fly in the Walgreens parking lot I just pulled into…… Read More No Longer Suited for a “Normal” life
So… recently… a couple of weeks ago… I’m going through the routines… getting up, getting dressed, going to work, trying to feel “productive”, trying to make a positive impact on the world. And, after a few hours at work, I take a walk down the hall for a quick break and to step outside of the clutter of my day… as I do, an awareness begins to grow in me. Today, as I unexpectedly (and quite unintentionally) create a little space by taking a stroll, an awareness of something inside begins to creep into my peripheral vision, into the edges of my conscious thought — but what is it?!… Read More Just having a bad day…?