#22 – Time Alone

This is #22 in the series, “50 Ideas Worth Fighting For.” Here’s another one you might like. How I Go to the Woods Ordinarily, I go to the woods alone, with not a single friend, for they are all smilers and talkers and therefore unsuitable. I don’t really want to be witnessed talking to theContinue reading “#22 – Time Alone”

Leading From the True Self

The purpose of the true self is to keep us honest about playing as big as we can, fully living into our particular gifts. It knows that when we do so we are healthier, happier, and more energetically and generously connected to both self and others. That’s why the true self scares us so much.Continue reading “Leading From the True Self”

All the Other Selves

I really like this quote: “The original, shimmering self gets buried so deep that most of us end up hardly living out of it at all. Instead we live out all the other selves, which we are constantly putting on and taking off like coats and hats against the world’s weather” ― Frederick Buechner, Telling Secrets IContinue reading “All the Other Selves”

To Be Oneself

“Fully alive people are liberated by their self-acceptance to be authentic and real.” – John Powell, S.J. Today, I continue to explore John Powell’s “five essential steps into the fullness of life.” Part 2: To Be Oneself Sometimes I think I matured in reverse. My memories of high school in particular are a series ofContinue reading “To Be Oneself”