Honoring Our Time

One of the undeniable facts of life is that we all reach the end of ours eventually. This truth alone should make us want to slow down, savor the experience, and make the most of every moment. It is all guaranteed to be over someday. There is no reason to be in a hurry. There…

Savoring Scarcity

“Daddy, I eat my cereal with a small spoon so that I can enjoy it more.”—My daughter Quite often, having more of what we enjoy most is either impossible or impractical. If we cannot have more, we must find ways to enjoy it more. This is true for many of the small things in life…

The Impermanence Of Failure

The only reason we do not act more hastily on our dreams is because we are more afraid of failure than we are of our time running out. If we take action in the direction of our dreams, whether they be big or small, failure is certainly a possibility. In fact, on our way to…

Attention To Distraction Is Attention Wasted

Trying to solve the world’s problems is a great distraction from doing the work that actually matters. Every moment spent trying to fix the world outside of our reach is time, energy, and attention not given to our personal lives, our relationships, and our community. Every moment spent focused on perceived problems beyond our control…

Abundance And Scarcity (On Love And Time)

Live like love is abundant, but time is scarce. Time is the only non-renewable resource in this life. Once we give it away, we never get it back. It is imperative, therefore, that we use our time wisely, that we are thoughtful with regards to how and with whom we spend it, and that we…