What Keys Unlock Your Best Self?

What Keys Unlock Your Best Self?

Yesterday I commented to my husband that he takes a totally different route from his office to the kitchen than I do. On the surface, it’s a “so what” thing.  But his explanation of why was very interesting. It actually speaks to our way of thinking.

We have a house that has multiple ways to enter each room. In fact, it has a circular flow – start here, go through all the connecting rooms and wind up where you started with no backtracking. He walks from his office, across the entryway, turns right, walks down the hallway and winds up in the kitchen.  I usually go from his office, walk through the entry area, then left through the family room which is open to the kitchen. So what’s the point? His contemplative, engineering mind determined his way is just 1 turn, 2 straight legs. 
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Change or Transformation?

Change or Transformation?

Have you heard about the woman who decided to change her husband? He changed. Now she claims “He’s not the man I married!”
The person who intends to do the changing, too often the wife, might think she means well, working on areas that might really need some improvement. But what’s the motivation to change someone else? To be happier? To make life easier? Isn’t that what we all secretly want? Or is it just to get one’s own way?

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Viral Weeds

Viral Weeds

I look at weeds and marvel how fast they grow compared to the plants I take care to grow. But then it struck me – it’s a natural thing with a supernatural correlation… I have to aggressively keep pulling the weeds in my life. Both the ones in my garden and my heart.