I was walking yesterday at a local State Natural Area in Nashville – it was quiet and that full, early-summer green and smelled good. This spot is a nature preserve—so you run across more sorts of creatures than you would on a walk in a neighborhood, and it seems many of the people who hike […]
We find anwsers when we own problems. Waking up to another tragedy and watching reporters search for cause and meaning in all directions (religion, radicalism, discrimination, anti-gun, pro-gun, mental health, fundamentalism, political parties, etc…) is evidence of a sad reality where personal responsibility is sparse and judgement has quietly reached epic proportions. We spend more […]
I had a pretty good revelation the other day and it was this:
Things almost always turn out fine.
It was a good time for me to have that revelation because I’d just sat down to write when I got a call reminding me about an appointment I’d completely forgotten. I’d have to rush out the door to make it, forfeiting my writing session. And I hate forfeiting my writing sessions.
On the subway, I had a bad attitude. I thought about how I was going to get behind on the book and how I resented having to keep this appointment. Then it hit me…