The Weight of Work

This post may be better titled the weight of responsibility. However, this particular experience is associated with the return to work after two weeks of vacation with family and thus inexorably tied to the emotional weight of work itself. I just don’t think of my responsibilities at home with the kids, wife and house as… Read More

Make a Damn Decision

If you can’t decide for yourself, someone else will. Indecision is surrendering one’s inalienable freedom to choose. Indecision facilitates purposelessness and if practiced long enough may lead to a feeling of dread for the meaningless of our actions. I’ve been working with my kids on making decisions and following them through. A couple of years… Read More

Entitlement Crap

NOTE: For those who know me, this may not have the typical energy of topics that get me riled. I’m aiming at a very large audience and my cursing has been removed. I’m not one to rant, but I saw something this week that irks me to no end. What’s worse is I’ve heard it… Read More

Our Freedom in the Balance

Every decision we face with presents us with a balancing act.  The consequences of our decisions take us to future responsibilities.  For example, deciding to have sex with someone when we are young brings about a great responsibility especially if we choose to act without protection or a plan for the “just in case” scenario.… Read More

Embracing the Dark Side

This post could come from different angles as the “dark side” can refer to many different things, some quite fun.  To keep with the nature of this blog, the dark side I refer to is what was previously posted.  The dark side of freedom is our choice and the fantasy of everything we could be or… Read More

Are you a Victim of your Own Success?

As we go through life we build momentum.  Our decisions and actions produce results.  Those results may lead to success or failure.  When we find failure, we have the opportunity to learn how to do things better and avoid those failings in the future.  Provided we learn from our mistakes, we build success on our… Read More