Giving In Means Missing Out

Going along with that which is easy, may cause us to miss out on that which is right. Acquiescence is an act of negative ego and unhealthy self-denial. When we acquiesce, we give up and give in, often to some decision or some path that we do not agree with. Acquiescence means going with the…

The Moment To Act

Inspiration is inconvenient. Inspiration doesn’t wait until we are in front of a canvas, an instrument, a keyboard, or our training partner. It shows up when it shows up. We can set up conditions that give us more opportunity to receive inspiration and to act on it when it arises in us, but we cannot…

Stop And Listen To Yourself

How can you know what you want from life if you never stop to ask yourself? Every morning, we wake up with an amazing opportunity. We wake up with the chance to start over. For a brief moment, we have a clean slate and nothing from the days, weeks, or months prior to this moment…

Wings of Uncertainty

Gravity is real, but, with the proper preparations, it’s negotiable. Attempting some new venture is kind of like trying to fly. All of the forces around us and inside of us tell us it is impossible. They want nothing more than to pull us back down to Earth where we belong. In order to overcome…

Negativity is the End of Possibility

Negativity is anti-curiosity. We are creatures of habit and our habits often begin with our attitudes. If our attitudes toward life and people are negative, that is, if they are based on what we don’t like, who we don’t like, or what we don’t want to do, our behaviors are likely to reflect this negativity…