2020 – Step 27: When The Sleeper Wakes

"Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius.  Love - that is soul of genius."  ~Mozart Expectations.  Priorities.  Self-Reliance.  The way it 'was' is no more.  Clarity arrives when it is MOST needed - rarely when Human wants it.  For today - lighten up.  Gradual change …

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2020 – Step 18: Time to Turn the Page

"Humankind has not woven the web of life.  We are but one thread in it.  Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.  All things are bound together.  All things connect."  ~Chief Seattle 1854 Suspending belief drives innovation.  Balance and Harmony.  Disruption starts with a question.  "Is there a better way - or …

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Step 309:  Magic – Mystery – Miracle

"Some people feel the rain.  Others get wet."  ~Bob Dylan The Human brain is hard-wired to "fill in the blanks."  Quick - which is more important - being successful OR being kind?​  Without limitation there is no opportunity to maximize growth and/or progress.  Trial and Error.  Compare and Contrast.  Becoming a responsible adult doesn't happen …

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Step 303: Unfinished Business

"Phantasm - (noun) - a product of fantasy: delusive appearance; illusion; ghost or spector; a figment of the imagination; a figment of the imagination.  A mental representation of a real object." Look beneath the surface - what's "brewing?"  Human loves satisfying - yet unprovable explanations for human behavior.  We'll call it a "rationalization."  Human rationalizes …

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Step 295: Out of the Shadow – Deep in Taboo

"Concatenate - (verb/transitive) - to connect together for a chain or series."  One hundred years equals 5 Generations (5G).  Enmeshed family systems are created to protect one member who has a mental health condition or substance abuse problem.  Enmeshment "normalizes" dysfunctional behavior and is often used as a way to avoid treatment. Individual dissent is …

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