A scar is a reminder of healing

A scar is a reminder of healing

“Some people see scars, and it is wounding they remember. To me they are proof of the fact that there is healing.”  ― Linda Hogan The other day at work, I bumped into the open drawer of a metal filing cabinet, causing a three-inch cut on the middle of my thigh. My first thought? This is going to scar. I’m not sure why I care all that much about a scar on my leg. After all, I’m not a leg model…

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No one has ever become poor by giving

No one has ever become poor by giving

“No one has ever become poor by giving.” – Anne Frank The other day, my wife and I found a $5 bill while out shopping. For my millennial co-worker, she would have screamed, “YES!” with a greedy growl. But for us it seemed wrong to simply pocket the money, which admittedly now represented a loss to someone else. The two of us quickly agreed that we should donate this found money to someone who needs it much more than we…

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Karma encourages people to do good, what’s wrong with that?

Karma encourages people to do good, what’s wrong with that?

“Karma has no problem getting back in touch with you when need be.” – Author Unknown What is karma? The internet is littered with definitions, which seemingly contradict each other, so it’s almost impossible to discern what the actual definition is. After going through page after page, I finally found one which supports the teachings I learned during previous yoga classes. “(In Hinduism and Buddhism) the sum of a person’s actions in this and previous states of existence, viewed as…

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What have I learned in life – that we’re doing okay

What have I learned in life – that we’re doing okay

What have I learned in life? An inspirational blog I subscribe to recently challenged its readers to write a letter to your 16-year-old self. Honestly, the assignment seemed like a waste of time. After all, the past is in the past and the outcomes can only be recanted, but never changed. Still I tried to have an open mind and sat down to write myself a letter about what I have learned so far. And for those younger people who…

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Quitting something you enjoy only winds up hurting yourself

Quitting something you enjoy only winds up hurting yourself

“Quitting is the easiest thing to do.” – Robert Kiyosaki There are times in life when we feel as though we’ve had enough – when the struggles are just too great and quitting seems like a viable solution. Regardless of the circumstance, some days you find yourself wondering if it’s worth it? It’s a difficult question to ask, with an answer you may not be willing to hear. I’ve been asking myself that question a lot lately, especially when it…

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