When we look at something, we see what we want to see, and that becomes our reality. But in order to really see what we are looking at - that is, to experience it fully - we have to take into account not just what is in our field of view, but the context of … Continue reading Look Beyond What You Think You See
“Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.” – Langston Hughes “Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.” – Langston Hughes
Being grounded is tough. It can be difficult to be stuck, to be unable to move forward with our lives, like the boats in this photograph. But what … Grounded
To say that this time of quarantine is an inconvenience is an understatement. Many of the businesses we want to visit, such as hair salons, movie theaters, restaurants are closed to us, making us feel shut out from a normal existence. Add to that the fact that even schools are closed, and we become more … Continue reading To Continue Along the Path
You can’t fail if you never quit.
Graduates don’t know it all. This post what they still have to learn.
In case you were absent today, or if you just want to watch it again, here's the link to Dr. Rick Rigsby's commencement address to the California State University Maritime Academy. Listen as he relates the wisdom of his father, who despite having dropped out of school in the third grade, taught himself how to … Continue reading Wisdom From a Third Grade Dropout