Week Twenty One – The Gap

We’ve recently pondered the size and scope of the universe and attempted to imagine the distance between the particles of matter if it were increased in size to where we could see it with our eyes. It’s pretty staggering stuff, I tell you. Just that visualization exercise can be mind numbing if your imagination is…

Week Twenty – Grist

In the beginning we are all grist. Okay, not in the purest sense of the word. Grist, by definition is “a grain that is intended to be ground”. If we look at the etymology of the term we can see it goes back a ways. Grist “action of grinding, grain to be ground,” perhaps related…

Week Nineteen – We’re ALL Superheroes

What kid. of any age, hasn’t dreamed of being Superman, Wonder Woman, Captain America. Buck Rogers or any of a million other larger than life characters, both fiction and non-fiction? If there is one among us, speak up and I will anoint you with am eye popping and very valuable no-prize! I assure you, there…

Week Eighteen – From Darkness

In the past few weeks my world has undergone a seismic shift of epic proportions. It seems as if the magnetic field surrounding me has flipped from north to south and back again. My compass has become wildly effected and is having a very difficult time stabilizing. Needless to say it made my path a…

Week Seventeen/A – Renovatio

Renovatio That’s a Latin word technically meaning “renewal” or “restoration” but I liken it to “rebirth” in my circumstance. As we’ve learned, in the Hero’s Journey” there comes a time to let go of the trappings that hold us in abeyance. We have to break free of those bonds, no matter how painful. We have…

Week Seventeen – Learn, But Meditate As Well

“Education without action is simply entertainment” – Unknown No truer words have ever been uttered. I’m living proof in some regards. I love to learn stuff. Almost any stuff. I’d be damned good on Jeopardy, I tell you! That said, no amount of knowledge sponging will help you achieve your Definite Major Purpose unless you…

Week Sixteen – Another Gem

As we step along the path on our Hero’s Journey we begin to pick up many treasures for our mind and soul. The interesting part is that all of these gems are inherent to us and just need a bit of polishing. What we’re picking up in actuality is the knowledge to recognize what the small…