Working Toward Happiness

We can either wait to be happy or we can take action toward that result.  Neither choice guarantees us success.  We may fail either way.  The difference is that waiting is almost certain to result in failure. While action, on the other hand, at least gives us a fighting chance.  Happiness, as it turns out,…

On Passion And Purpose

Passion is a fickle friend who will ultimately disappoint those who rely on it. Passion comes, goes, and changes focus as it sees fit. It is selfish, fleeting, and easily swayed when challenges arise. Passion is an excuse for all manner of immature, irresponsible, and even hurtful decisions. It overrides what we know to be…

A Path Of Errors

“Honor thy error as a hidden intention.“—Brian Eno, Oblique Strategies When we do creative work, we will make a lot of mistakes along the way. At least that is how it will feel. Our projects will not always come out the way that we wanted. We will sometimes find it difficult to get our ideas…