Tag: Dreams

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Are You Exercising Your Freedom?

Are You Exercising Your Freedom?

As July 4th approaches, we celebrate our independence in the United States. Each year at this time I ponder the meaning of freedom in my life. Perhaps one dimension of freedom is simply the belief that anything is possible. For if we believe our past is the ultimate predictor of our future, then aren’t we trapped [...]

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The Key to Being Resilient

The Key to Being Resilient

To understand what it really means to be resilient, it is helpful to consider resiliency juxtaposed with what it is not. Resiliency is being flexible vs. rigid, changeable vs. fixed, and malleable vs. hard. In a NY Times article titled Making Modern Toughness, David Brooks shares this observation about resiliency: The people we admire for [...]

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3 Ways to Ignite Inspiration

3 Ways to Ignite Inspiration

I certainly have. Recently, as a matter of fact. For the first time in many years I did not write or post on my blog for a few weeks. I could not seem to generate anything I felt was worth writing about. For me, that is a sure sign that my flame of inspiration has gone [...]

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What Freedom Makes Possible

In honor of the 4th of July celebration in the United States I have been thinking about what freedom makes possible. Perhaps the most famous line from the Declaration of Independence is this: "We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain [...]