Monthly Archives: May 2015

28May/15

We need something beautiful.

A few years ago I heard a song by a small band out of Pennsylvania, and this one lyric stuck with me: we need something beautiful.

When we are riddled with doubt. When we are tired, overwhelmed, hurt, lost. When it’s all business. When it’s all lessons, trying, and hard work:

When we are empty, as much as when we are full–we need something beautiful. Something that shifts our view to what we want to see.

So when you’re feeling stuck, I hope you go around and look for beauty. And wouldn’t you know it, that band’s name is The GoAround. (life never ceases to amaze…) Continue reading

14May/15

Simple Doesn’t Mean It’s Easy

We try to make things easier on ourselves, or at least we should, if we’re operating at a peak human condition level for our species.

We’re built to evolve out of harder into smarter, out of waste into worth it. We were made to navigate, experiment, choose, learn.

How much less do we have to hunt if we farm, and if we farm what grows in our soil, and if it won’t grow where can we find water?

But surviving is not the same as living a full life. It’s easy to think we simply need to evolve, but it is not a very easy thing to do, when you’re human like us. Continue reading