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Monday Meditations 3 – The Rush to Judgment

“There is generally much to learn before any judgment can be pronounced with certainty on another’s doings.” – Marcus Aurelius How many times have you wrongly assumed the motive behind someone’s words or actions? If you are like me, probably more times than you care to count. Navigating the politics and complex hierarchy of an Continue reading Monday Meditations 3 – The Rush to Judgment

Monday Meditations 2 – The Meaning in Your Moments

Whatever may happen to you was prepared for you in advance from the beginning of time. In the woven tapestry of causation, the thread of your being had been intertwined from all time with that particular incident. – Marcus Aurelius What meaning will you give to your moments in the week ahead? You are wired Continue reading Monday Meditations 2 – The Meaning in Your Moments

Creatures of a Day

All of us are creatures of a day; the rememberer and the remembered alike. – Marcus Aurelius Work long enough and the moment comes when you must reckon with the reality that all the time and energy you are investing or have invested is for something that will fade away. Everything you’ve created will eventually be destroyed. Continue reading Creatures of a Day

When You Don’t Love the Work

“What does the world need?” “How can I contribute to the lives of others?” “What are my talents?” “How can I do best what I like to do and meet real needs where I work?” These questions are borrowed from the recently published book, “Primary Greatness” by the late Dr. Stephen R. Covey. Work can be Continue reading When You Don’t Love the Work

collections – minding what we gather as we go

with each step each word each choice each action we build our collections   the accumulation of moments days years people places experiences stored in our hearts captured in our minds collections that we sought others unintended   we open dusty boxes hoping that among the old photos ribbons and scattered documents we’ll find a Continue reading collections – minding what we gather as we go