I read this sentence about 9 months ago and was affronted by its bluntness. “You don’t understand,” I wanted to yell at the author who wrote it! “That is just the problem, I DON’T have the time to do what … Continue reading
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The story goes, a famous trapeze artist was instructing his students on how to complete a performance on the high bar. After finishing his talk, he asked his students to demonstrate what they had learned. One of his students stood … Continue reading
My first encounter with The Rift was when I danced wildly across a stage in high school. I then encountered him while embarking on a journey alone to Colorado. I glimpsed him again while driving through the mountains into Tibet, and later in … Continue reading
Recently, I gave a free class at one of our local libraries. My purpose was to build the student base at our music school. I have done these classes in the past and they have been extremely valuable for us. … Continue reading
“When faced with a decision, many people say they are waiting for God. But I understand, in most cases, God is waiting for me.” ~Andy Andrews Question: Have you ever put off making a decision and used something like this … Continue reading
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Question: Do you have the courage today to be who you’ve been created to be?
I look at myself in the mirror on many occasions. I look at my eyes. My eyes tell me lots of things. They told me for years to make changes. They told me to address unresolved issues. They told me … Continue reading
“Peter did not feel very brave; indeed, he felt he was going to be sick. But that made no difference to what he had to do.” -C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia Sadly, fear often plays a huge role in … Continue reading
Wanting to make a big life change or starting a new project or venture takes commitment. It takes drawing a proverbial line in the sand and saying, “I am not going back to where I was before. From this moment … Continue reading
“Fear doesn’t go away. The warrior and the artist live by the same code of necessity, which dictates that the battle must be fought anew every day.” -Steven Pressfield Question: Does what you’re doing make you fearful?