Are You Crafting You?

For all this talk of Craft, what you are ultimately crafting is you. Craft is neither fast nor slow. It is either and both. This is because craft is the fine work of refining yourself. Craft is the fine work of refining yourself. We’re all seeking happiness. We...

The Most Insidious Kind of Hate

What is the most insidious kind of hate? Which flavor of hate causes the most destruction, derails the most drives, and devastates the most dreams? Self-hate. Self-hate does all that and more. Self-hate has carte blanche with the personal insults. It says things to...

Do An Old Thing

Between every new book you read, read an old one. Between every new movie you watch, watch an old one. Between every new contact you make, contact an old one. The old reminds us of that which lasts. It contextualizes every new thing we encounter. Hidden treasures were...

You Can’t Find Meaningful Work

There is no such thing as finding meaningful work. There is only your discovery of how to be a person who finds meaning in the things you do. *You are the one who adds meaning.* A Masai warrior bracelet I found on a trip to Kenya was a talisman of great significance...

Self-Concept Limitations

Everything depends upon your concept of self. That which you do not claim is true of yourself cannot be realized by you. Self-Concept Limitations Are Based on How You Feel About You It sucks, but it is really true that you are your biggest obstacle. We inherit these...

The Hidden Power, Independence Day, and Your Spark

I love sparklers. I never really got into Fourth of July, but I always loved sparklers.More than that, I love the reminder of freedom. I love to be reminded on the regular that I am to pursue freedom at all cost. I wish this for all corners of the world. For now, here...