Highest Purpose

Allowing our ambitions and desires to yield to the highest purpose for all involved creates excellent outcomes. We may not always get results we thought we wanted, but it’s better to pursue outcomes that benefit everyone. And, since we can’t really know...

Unadulterated

The word ‘unadulterated’ suggests purity without the taint of unwanted ingredients. The word ‘adulterated’ signifies something polluted or potentially harmful. Living an unadulterated life means living lightly, unencumbered by toxic baggage. To...

Find It In Yourself

Conventional wisdom suggests that exercising compassion rather than critically judging others behavior. Having compassion means exercising sympathy and tolerance toward others. But there’s another path to  compassion, which can bring about greater...

Phases of Life

As we age and mature, we get better at some things and less capable at others. Clinging to the trappings of our youth is sure to cause suffering and lead to unwise choices. No stage of life is better or worse than any other. Full appreciation requires us to find the...

Wisdom Trumps Anger

Meeting anger with anger just makes more angry people. Anger can be a motivating force, but it’s not a wise emotion to act from. The way we respond to others often says more about us than it does them. When we spew disgust or disdain at others for bad behavior,...

Tap Your Wisdom

If you’re worried, stressed or anxious, you probably don’t need advice from someone else. You just need to tap into your own wisdom. It’s the same wisdom that enables you to appreciate sage advice from others. The reason you recognize good advice when you hear...