Perfection Is A Process

There is no perfect path, but that does not mean we should not seek perfection in our footsteps. There are many times in life wherein the right thing to do, whether morally, personally, or professionally, is not totally obvious. Perhaps we do not have all of the necessary information to truly make an informed decision…

Good Enough For Folk Music

Good enough is a good enough beginning. Years ago, a few friends of mine and myself drove to The State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia to see the blues* musician Taj Mahal do a rare acoustic solo performance for a charity called Music Maker Relief Foundation, an organization that helps to provide financial relief to…

Do Something Now For Your Future Self

Waste no opportunity to improve. When we feel like we are stuck, like there is nowhere to go, nothing to do, and no one by our side to help us through, we should take a moment to reflect on all of the things we have always wanted to do for ourselves, but never had the…

Desire Is Not Doing

We can talk about what we want forever, but no one will take us seriously until we actually take action. Basing our lives on shoulds, oughts, and wants does nothing to move us in the direction of our actual desires. In fact, quite often, we find ourselves saying the things we want as a way…

A Crossroads Between Potential and Distraction

Every urge we feel toward betterment, whether the betterment of ourselves, our relationships, or the world around us, is a crossroads whereat we must choose between reaching for our potential or settling for distraction. When we find ourselves in a quiet space, alone with our thoughts, a glimmer of inspiration may crop up. These moments…