Tag Archives: vocation

The Present Moment

The present moment holds infinite riches beyond your wildest dreams.

—Jean-Pierre de Caussade

What’s your relationship to the present moment? (“What, you mean, like right now?”) Right now! The moment that you’re in.

It’s ok if you missed it. There are more where that came from.

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Resolution

I’ve noticed that goal setting works a whole lot better when I’m gentle with myself. Let me name it right off the top: I think New Year’s resolutions are often just ways for people to disappoint themselves. Do we need more reasons to beat ourselves up? No. Then why do we make them?wachet-bird-with-frame

Because the lure of self-improvement is real. Even in the darkest moments of life, when motivation and hope are scarce, there is often a faint voice in the depths saying “I wish it were otherwise”.

I propose a new approach. I call it “Intentionally Misinterpreting the Word ‘Resolution’”. Continue reading