Freedom Walkers: Living with Both Feet on the Ground

There are those gifted with wings, mighty successes that soar on currents of notoriety, and then there are freedom walkers, people who live with both feet on the ground, those who stumble through the ordinary. We freedom walkers cheer for American idol contestants while our guitars sleep in coffin-like cases, tucked away in closets. We …

We choose our own subjugation.

Why are you not giving yourself permission to live? What is it in you that refuses to pursue your potential? What do you dream of doing that if only________were not in your way, you could? Recently, I pondered these questions while thinking about someone I care about who is fearful of pursuing her dreams. Her situation reminded me of …

Resisting Perfectionism: The Harsh Taskmaster of our Souls

"Progress not perfection"                                                     -AA Slogan Perfectionism is a harsh taskmaster of our souls.  Perfectionism replays those child-like messages filled with shame, "If you don't do what he/she says, you're a failure. You'll never write good enough, blog good enough, teach good enough…" This endless list of lack haunts my mind when I submit …

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