Feb 11th – No Pain in Change!

“There is no pain in change, only in the resistance to change.” Something I learned from my dad, many years ago. My life today is all about change. My wife and I are trying to work towards establishing some routine, particularly when the kids are concerned. But our lives are still a work in progress.

As I work to complete the JnP(Journey in Principles) meditations, I’m attempting to develop a healthy habit of consistently working towards this goal. But while we are both developing our routines, we are both having to learn to fluctuate and bend with unforeseen events that come up.  Continue reading “Feb 11th – No Pain in Change!”

Feb 5th – Change begins with Hope!

It’s been a week since I’ve written anything.  I sat down a few times and tried to force myself to write.  There have been several occasions I had, what I thought were some great thoughts come into my head.  While I was in the shower getting ready. During my drive to or from the office.  Even in the evening as I went through the nightly routine of helping to get the kids in bed.

When I finally sat down and tried picking one of those thoughts, I had saved in my notes app and attempted to journal; I struggled to make it past the first couple of sentences.

My writing was not the only area that lagged.  My entire week seemed to Continue reading “Feb 5th – Change begins with Hope!”

Hope & Fear have one thing in common!

Hope on the Horizon
May the Fog be lifted through Hope!

Have you ever thought about what Hope and Fear have in common?  They both have to do with what lies ahead.  They only exist when we are looking to the future.  When I am afraid, I may be feeling the fear right here and now.  But, what I am afraid of has nothing to do with what is, it has to do with what MIGHT BE.  And here is the real paradox.  No matter how things come to pass, once they do, I am no longer afraid.

Hope, like Fear, is all about what could happen.  Hope is a necessary means of walking through Fear.  It inspires me to allow change.  Gives me Continue reading “Hope & Fear have one thing in common!”