Jan 20, 2016 – Stay the Course!

Stay the Course
Stay the Course, Its not the destination but the journey that counts!

“Stay the Course.” This realization is how I’m starting my day. This simple movie line – The Patriot – has penetrated my mind and made me become aware of one simple truth. I’ve wondered off my path!

Today started normal enough. My alarm went off and I finally got up about 15 minutes later. I threw on my sweats, went downstairs, made my morning travel cup of ‘Joe’ (coffee) and drove my son to school. He has to be there 30 minutes earlier then my girls, he is one of the older kids that help the younger ones out of their cars and to their class. When I arrive back home, I tell my girls, “hurry up and get dressed, you should be sitting down and eating by now!” I go upstairs to start getting ready for work, as my wife journeys downstairs to take over getting the girls ready. “Tag Your It!” Continue reading “Jan 20, 2016 – Stay the Course!”

Are Morals and Values flawed?

DarkRoadMoon
Blackened path leading to a reflected light!

To Live strictly by Morals and Values is to Live a flawed Life. Don’t get me wrong, it’s  good to have Morals and Values. But, we tend to believe there is some great Moral code, which is universal and applies to everyone. The problem with this is not everyone shares the same Morals and Values. They are relative terms, decided by the common beliefs which are native to the region or society we were raised around. Continue reading “Are Morals and Values flawed?”

The Journey is my Destination!

Straight two lane highway
The narrower the path, the clearer the destination

“The Journey is my Destination”.  I first heard this statement from an old mentor of mine.  It stuck with me then and made a small impact on how I began to see my days.  But, as I have journeyed through the past 20 months.  The meaning behind this statement has deepened within me.

When I began working on this mediation series, I had no idea how much the preliminary research would impact me.  I have already began to see the changes in myself, since I began this journey.  And though I have been through the 12 Steps of a recovery program, a few times.  Each time I dive into them, a new part of me seems to be awaken.  Of course, that is part of the purpose. Continue reading “The Journey is my Destination!”