Set the Tempo: The definitive power of rest in every season


I've been writing of late about how damaging habitual thinking can be, how important mind rest is.  And yes, this all sprang from a life-control DVR concept in an Adam Sandler flick, Click. Today we'll talk about how rest affects what you do when you're not resting.  Eventually we'll talk about the other steps to …

Habitual thinking: Resting so you can recreate, refresh, renew


I called myself vegging out, watching an Adam Sandler movie recently and ended up feeling like I was in a wildly entertaining master class about habitual thinking...  Inspired by a DVR control and a lot of banal humor.  So, I wrote about how habitual thinking is not in our best interest. The movie (Click) centered …

Why entertainers (including Beyoncé) should expose themselves more.


I watched the Beyoncé Superbowl performance and was struck by a few things: She's amazing. I know a LOT (okay almost all) of her songs.  Word for word.  In harmony. Apparently Beyoncé, along with Scandal, the presidential campaign, hate crimes and Chick Fil-A, is among the domestic news topics that expose the broad and opposing …

Faith- Song lyrics


Pain: A sweet and oily ominous warning. Trust: Abandon, all surrendering, nothing knowing. Blood: Poisonous, precious, life and death, Slow coursing, cycling, Pure and light-filled.   Love. Of all these, love. Love.   Touch of skin warm with life, Laughter floating formed in strife, Ever failing ever ripe, Deeper, deeper, deeper, still. Deeper, deeper, deeper, …

Remaining hope-filled: If it’s not good, it ain’t over yet.


This weekend, while absently allowing an advertisement to play, I heard a powerful quote: "It's always good in the end.  So if it isn't good, it isn't the end yet." On Sunday May 27th, I listened to a friend of mine sing, tears springing forth as I listened to him pour out with passion and …

The Cry


Have you ever joked to yourself that you must be getting old because the crap kids listen to nowadays is terrible?  That back in your day, music and movies were really good and it's all going downhill now?  Ever changed the channel around little kids and a certain rock or hip hop song came on? …