Tag Archives: control

Point of No Return

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Be Here

Introducing my next few blogs over the next few days 🙂 Continue reading

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Illusion

I live in an out of control, imperfect, and unknown world. A place where, if I stay close to the present moment without trying to grip any fact, I have thousands of true and potent options to choose from. Continue reading

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Point of No Return

When I make the choice to go passed the current clip on an outdoor sport-lead route, I am making the choice to go to the point of no return. I cannot “take” (pull the rope tight and take a rest … Continue reading

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Why don’t you be you? And, I’ll be me.

I think choice is the most important tool we have as human beings. Unfortunately, there is a caveat. With the freedom and space inside our mind to make a choice, it can either be done impulsively or consciously. As a … Continue reading

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Prefer a Choice? Or, Being Forced?

Forcing myself to go somewhere, do something, or think a certain way because “I should” leaves me in a place without a substantial direction. Forcing my actions and thoughts…forcing others…forcing the life around me…yea…IF the stars align, then it is … Continue reading

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Accepting Myself – Freeing My Shackles

I grew up with the notion that image and how I appear to the public was the most important criteria for a happy and successful life. Our culture relies on this belief. WE ARE OUR IMAGE. It is repeated in entertainment, … Continue reading

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Animals

I am observing white geese, gray geese, ducks, and crows as they relax with their kin by the shore. The geese are individually cleaning themselves and, as I walk towards them, I seem a bit too close. The white, meaty … Continue reading

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Response Struggle

We respond to our fear of failure and vulnerability, our fear of death, our fear of emptiness with ideas of IMAGE and POWER and ENTERTAIN AWAY FROM THE FACTS OF LIFE. There are other ways to respond to this scary adventure here on earth. Breathe and read what I have learned here in this blog post. Continue reading

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The Student

There is always a transition happening in front of us. Whether it be: Needing to pee, so we stop what we are doing and go to the bathroom A friend’s death, so we stop our routine to mourn in the … Continue reading

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