If it hurts just throw it in the river

“I know each of you on this bus carrying something” he would say. “At the end of the day my route take me past the river. There is something I would like do for each of you. As you exit the bus I will be sitting here with my hand extended. It is my hope that you take those burdens off of your shoulders and place them in my hand.”

Oh to the journey

Which at times can be the thing to do. Yet, I do so because after all this is about turning words into works. Or perhaps it’s the other way around. Sometime I’m lose track of if it’s the chicken or the egg. Meaning if it’s the writing or the progress that comes first. I’ll truly know is that they work hand and hand.

I would walk 500 miles for wisdom with Kathleen Donnelly Israel

The seeds that grew into this amazing book began to take shape during the 17 years that Kathleen spending taking care of her husband. Who ultimately lost his battle with Parkinson’s d

Check your pack

There is a series of questions they ask themselves as they pack. Things like how many different uses can I get out of this item, how much weight will it add to my pack overall. All of which will lead them to the perfect pack for the trip.

You have got to find yourself a Cato with Dale Walsh

It’s that moment where Seneca weaved is way into the conversation. While it was only for a small phrase, it was one of the most important takeaways. “You have to find yourself a Cato.

Aloneness is much different than being on your own

Neither of which hold much promise of a healthy or stable long term outcome. Still find ourselves just drifting along the path following a mission, or term that we don’t know what it truly looks like. All because we think we know, but we really may not know. Or simply because we hope someone will do the work for us.

Use your range finder

Then we have to live the experience, and sometimes what fate puts in front is the polar opposite. Time and time we find ourselves facing down adversity and heart ache. Fate throws a monkey wrench in our plans, those doors we were once looking at slam shut, or in a fiery blazed those bridges we cherished are swallowed by the flames. This leaving us bitter and scamming for words, and a direction which to turn.

Grip and grin moments

Those grip and grins don’t just snap their selfs, and life don’t just change on its own. Take on the adventure of this moment, no matter how it meets you. If your find yourself standing under the rain clouds of depression right now, grab your rain gear. Because those grip and grins won’t wait, but the storm will blow over. Just jump into the moment and catch the day’s treasures. Then pull out the camera, since it’ll be another trophy to add on the wall. Because one of those moments can spark the next fire when you need it.

Wisdom from the trail

That reason being that a part of my journey is challenging by views about all the aspects in which I think. That sort of a mindset will present you a lot those “oh man” kind of moments.

Germanization

It’s interesting sitting here reflecting upon this idea and feeling just how different my mindset is now. Where for so long it was this view of “well so n so did this, or we’ll that happened, or even well that person is gone so”, just all around feeling the victim of something as only a chapter or o

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