S:0830 Distinction: Mountain Top vs. Dung Heap

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   “There are many paths to the mountain top” is an ancient bit of wisdom which means don’t get too enamored with the path you’re on, believing it is the only way. If your path works for…Continue Reading →

S:0829 Great Fear: Rejection

(Great fears are barriers to experiencing your real life.)   This fear, if present, is usually in full bloom by the time we are teenagers. As part of our multiple-year growth process we go through many stages and one of those is developing the ability to affiliate or connect with others, a useful and healthy…Continue Reading →

S:0828 Great Fear: Definition

(Great fears are barriers to experiencing your real life.)   Fear is everywhere. The outside world appears to thrive on fear. It must, or it wouldn’t continue to generate so much of it. And not just at this time is fear so pervasive. There is no time in human history when large parts of the…Continue Reading →

S:0827 Distinction: Drawn vs. Dragged

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   At first glance this Distinction may seem obvious and, at the macro level, it is. The power of it lies at a deeper and more subtle level. When you are drawn to something (a person, a…Continue Reading →

S:0826 Principle: Risk Being Unliked

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   For many people it’s too painful to be unliked. They pay a high price — emotionally, monetarily, with their time, with a chipping away at pieces of their soul — trying to have others like them. Attempting to…Continue Reading →