S:1264 Distinction: Now(Now) vs. Now(Then)

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.) There is no ‘A year from now.’ There is only the ‘Now’ which appears in a year. Why is this Distinction important? Because living in the future keeps you from living in the Now, the only time…Continue Reading →

S:1263 Quote: Writing

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “A book […..] One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding…Continue Reading →

S:1262 Principle: Context

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) Imagine a small child, late at night in an old frame house. As the wind picks up creaky noises come from the shifting house. Outside, the swirling wind screaks through the trees and bushes. Is it any wonder the…Continue Reading →

S:1261 Great Question: Life?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.) “Is there life before death?” Coaching Point: “Is there life after death?” is a classic theological and intellectual pondering. You certainly have your personal thoughts and beliefs about that one. But this Great Question is about life here and now. It’s about actions and outcomes.…Continue Reading →

S:1260 Principle: Love

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) Love. Love is everywhere and everywhen. Coaching Point: We don’t experience love due to our fears, needs, blindness, busyness, the activities of daily life. It is not because love is absent. Love is everywhere and everywhen. Do you make…Continue Reading →

S:1259 Quote: Debate

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the losers.” Socrates Coaching Point: Socrates? Really? We’ve had this awareness for how long? And yet…I’ve caught myself doing this. Maybe not vicious slander, maybe not even out loud, but when I look at my truth, they…Continue Reading →

S:1258 Distinction: Enjoy vs. Need

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.) What do you feel like when you enjoy something (or someone or somewhere)? Most would describe enjoyment as a good, desirable feeling. An internal experience. You can pursue countless enjoyable outcomes. When what you are pursuing is…Continue Reading →

S:1257 Quote: Self-Compassion

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “All self-examination should be done with compassion, keeping in mind that past errors arose within a different context.” David Hawkins Coaching Point: “…a different context.” So important. Change, experience, and growth are life. Thus, the context changes every day. You are not who you were. Judging your…Continue Reading →

S:1256 Principle: Hear

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) As someone who’s ability to hear has diminished I’ve become more aware of the importance of accurate hearing. And more aware of what constitutes accurate hearing, or more to the point, inaccurate hearing. There are many factors. And the…Continue Reading →

S:1255 Great Question: Forgiven?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.) “What have I not forgiven?” Coaching Point: Much has been written about forgiving and forgiveness. There’s a reason. Holding onto resentments, hurts, anger, pride, griefs, you know, the stuff which happens in the course of a normal life, all that stuff, if unforgiven, has a…Continue Reading →

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