Hindered Progress

If we compare our progress, whether it be personal, professional, relational, or spiritual, with the progress we perceive in others, our progress will be hindered.  We will get frustrated with ourselves and that frustration will slow us down.  It will block our path and it will cause us to lose our bearing.  We will begin…

A Path Of Purpose

If our aim is to be of service, one of the pitfalls we must learn to avoid is conflating other people’s agendas with our actual purpose. The desire to serve, regardless of what form that service takes, requires us to be somewhat sensitive to the needs and desires of those to whom we are trying…

Passion Makes Us Porous

“I gotcha back, but you best to watch your front ‘cause it’s the people that front, they be pulling stunts.”—Gary E. Grice, aka GZA Proximity does not imply connection. Just because someone stands next to us does not mean that they share our moral, philosophical, or spiritual beliefs, and it certainly does not mean that…