Difficult Decisions

There will be times in life when we have to make difficult decisions with less than complete information. There simply will not be enough time or resources with which to gather more information before having to act. Or, the information itself may be hidden, covered up, or might not even exist. Obviously, this is less…

Setting Our Pace

Simply because we are capable of something does not mean that we should do it. In fact, there is a great deal that we can do that we simply should not. Obviously, some things we are capable of are just plain wrong. We should not do them because they are immoral, unethical, or harmful to…

Room For Change

Inertia is not a reasonable justification for continuing onward in the wrong direction. We try to make the best decisions we can with the information we have, but, inevitably, the information we have will change and, with it, our decisions and direction must change as well. Simply because we have committed to one path does…

Our Difficulty

Doing the easy thing now does not make the difficult thing go away. The best time to address difficulty is as it presents itself. Waiting will not make it go away. Time does not make that which is difficult easier to deal with. Ignoring a difficult problem, task, or truth in favor of comfort, convenience,…

Who (Not What) We Want To Be

At some point, we must decide who, not necessarily what, we want to be. It is quite common to ask children what they want to be when they grow up, but perhaps this is the wrong way to think about life. While our occupations obviously have a powerful affect on the direction that our lives…