Daily Journey – November 30th: Follow the Logos

There is a natural order to the journey of our lives. Understanding that we are on a path that is ever moving us along is important to being able to accept where we are going and how we are going to get there. This acceptance helps us find contentment with the journey and sets us

Daily Journey – November 26th: The Altar of No Difference

Does it really matter who has the most money, the most experience, the “best” car, the nicest things… I don’t care, and neither should you. There will always be someone doing better than you, and frankly who cares.   I only care if I am doing the best I can with what I have, and

Daily Journey – November 25th: Funny How that Works Out

A life without physical, mental, and emotional challenges is not luxury… it is a breeding ground for weakness, intellectual decay, and emotional instability. We need to be challenged. We need to push our limits. We need to test our skills. We need to learn. And we need to build healthy relationships with others. It’s funny

Daily Journey – November 24th: Train To Let Go of What’s Not Yours

Beyond our reasoned thoughts, everything we surround ourselves with is only ours for the moment. We need to be prepared for the time when the things we treasure pass from our stewardship. Being physically, mentally, and emotionally prepared for loss will temper the impact and help us buoy up others who will need our strength.

Daily Journey – November 23rd: Attachments are the Enemy

Being attached to things is basic human nature. When the things we are attached to change in a way we don’t anticipate or want we can be flooded with negative emotions. Inevitably, these negative emotions distract us from our goals, inhibit our ability to take care of our duties and responsibilities, and slow us down

Daily Journey – November 22nd: The Glass is Already Broken

Our reactions to disappointing and even tragic events can be tempered by accepting they could happen when they are still only a possibility.   Thinking about how things may not go our way tempers our reaction and gives us the chance to think through some of the “what if” scenarios.   It also can help