Meditation: On Fear & Success

Andrew Herr Happy Gold Martis Camp Jump

********************* Is fear anything more than just that: Fear? Any fear we have likely has no basis in reality – it is often not an actual harm to the body, but merely an un-choice based around perception of outcome without testing for bounds of actuality. Fear by nature assumes the worst outcome while not allowing for the possibility of the best. What if instead we chose to try? Try for the best whilst controlling for worse cases all while … [Read more...]

Tomorrowland: Two Wolves – the real Cherokee story

Disney's TOMORROWLAND..Tomorrowland pin ..Ph: Kimberley French..©Disney 2015

I posted this because I found the story to be very powerful after watching Disney's Tomorrowland (2015) and wanting to know the two wolves story. An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life: “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy.”It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, … [Read more...]

One Sand-Skeeball-Sculpture at a Time

Building sandcastles and other sand structures is incredibly similar to being an entrepreneur. Everyone on the beach has the tools and resources to do so right in front of them, but few try for one reason or another. Perhaps some have never thought to try, they do not have the creative vision. Others might think it a cool idea, think back on times as a child, and say, "Well I will be shunned by society if I try; and I'm likely no good at it … [Read more...]

Lessons of a Grandfather

Grandma and Grandpa Foster on their Wedding Day

Don't take life too seriously. Laugh at yourself for the silly things you get mad about. Enjoy what you have today. I'm reminded of a story about a young man visiting his grandfather. Grandpa loved and cherished his late wife; she was his strength, his light in the dark, his life-long buddy, his bride. Grandpa had an intricate vase given in memory of Grandma which he kept full of fresh flowers in in memory of his vibrant wife. While sitting … [Read more...]

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