Anger’s Sunk Cost

Anger tricks us.  It tricks us into believing that it will help us to overcome our problems, but the truth is that it only makes them worse.  It tricks us into thinking that it will bring us closer to that which we seek while simultaneously moving us further and further away from it.  It tricks…

Smiling From Our Center

“Turn your frown upside down, daddy.” While I was meditating this morning, a daily practice I restarted last year as a way of mitigating some of the stress and anxiety brought on by our global pandemic, my daughter touched my hand and whispered this phrase into my ear.  Not surprisingly, it worked. I became immediately…

Patience As A Choice

We do not always have to know what to do. In fact, sometimes it is better to do nothing than to act in ignorance or in haste. Sometimes, we simply have to wait. While waiting may necessary, patience is a whole other matter altogether. Patience is the decision or the ability to be comfortable while…