Let’s take off the blinders of red and blue, black and white, Christian and atheist, science and faith, us and them. Let’s recognize that we are all one. We are all made of stardust. We are all the same. Seek common ground, then listen.
When I am 100% focused in this moment, my listening improves.
Work was a hustle, I was lonely, and felt like a stereotype of who I was. I learned that I was suffering from spiritual pride.
My dad is an amateur musician. He started playing the guitar when he was 14 years old, playing along with the Kingston Trio, learning finger picking from Peter Paul and Mary, taking bluegrass classes from the guy up the street, and quietly swearing through Bach. By the time I came along, he was an accomplished […]
Practicing being open minded leads to true humility.
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9 About 4 years ago I hit a wall in my relationship with my God. I felt like there was something between […]
Cool means being able to hang with yourself. All you have to ask yourself is ‘Is there anybody I’m afraid of? Is there anybody who if I walked into a room and saw, I’d get nervous?’ If not, then you’re cool. – Prince I remember once being dismayed and frustrated that I wasn’t more subdued like […]