2020 – Step 85: Bridge Building

"Once more I was trying most strenuously to construct an intimate world of light for myself out of the shambles of a period of devastation."  ~Hermann Hesse Human psyche - becoming whole. First comes denial - then anger - then bargaining - then depression - then acceptance.  It's sometimes hard to separate the stages.  Sometimes …

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2020 – Step 71: Angels Align!

"The unprepared mind cannot see the outstretched hand of opportunity."  ~Alexander Fleming Necessity is the Mother of Invention.  Disruption arrives when realignment is needed.  Clarity Emerging.  For today - empathy and self-control have a lot in common.  Empathy is often compared to "walking in another's shoes" and requires overcoming Self's-Perspective.  Self control is the same …

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2020 – Step 49: Cosmic Mirror – Entangled

"Don't let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones."  ~Dale Earnhardt Heading into Tomorrow - The Mind uses logic to justify what the Heart has already decided.  Unintended consequences. Uninscribed.  What is the "question mark" hanging over your head from before childhood?  Time to start filling in the blanks.  For today - if …

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2020 – Step 42: Merge and Turn – Spread Your Wings

"It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little."  ~Sydney Smith (English Clergyman) Can America share the Globe of Influence with other Great Powers?  At what point - does curiosity create difficulty?  Before practicing empathy with Other - one must be in an empathic relationship with Self.  That …

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2020 – Step 30: Taking Turns

"Men are not prisoners of  fate, but only prisoners of their own minds."  ~Franklin Delano Roosevelt A new chapter begins when the last chapter ends.  Momentum gaining.  Life unfolding.  Where do inspiration and illumination originate?  Is polarization rational?  Missed connections.  Science is mapping the brain - but the brain can't see the picture - just …

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