A few people I have known have chosen to step out of their bodies this week. Neither was anything I was anticipating. It can be shocking enough when one person you know dies suddenly, but when it happens in sets, it makes you think a little harder about what life is all about, and what role we have in its timespan.
Watch out, we’re going deep today!
I was thinking one day about all of the inventions that have ever been created. Such imagination and inspiration are needed to create something from a thought, and it is amazing what our thoughts have created over the millennia.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. – Benjamin Franklin
There comes a time in life when one must say goodbye, and today is my day to say goodbye to my father. Last week, I wrote about “re-tiring:” saying goodbye to my 35-year career and 40 years of active employment. By necessity, my focus immediately turned to my family. Continue reading “Saying goodbye…”
In my last post a couple of months ago, I wrote about letting go and trusting in yourself, no matter what happens. As I got my thoughts together about the prospect of retirement, which I had already decided to do at that point, I started preparing a letter to let the people who had been there for me during my career know how much I appreciate them, and to share with them the wisdom my 40-year career has taught me. Continue reading “It happened, and I survived”
Did you ever notice how similar the words “change” and “challenge” are? I don’t believe in coincidences, but maybe there is a reason why they are so similar. I think it’s in our nature to resist change, because it goes against our innate desire to be safe and comfortable, which causes us to see the change in our life as being challenging. Continue reading “Leap of faith”