No More Tolerating, Settling, and Compromising

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Art by Maria Chambers

Remember when we were little our guardians would guilt us into eating our spinach or our carrots by reminding us that there are starving children in the world?  And, if we were complaining about a situation, a well-meaning friend would tell us they have it much worse off.  That we should appreciate what we have.

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Just Surviving, or Thriving?

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Many of us feel less willing to compromise our joy, even if we have to face our deepest fears, and those pesky survival issues.  We are less and less doing things from a sense of obligation, or duty.  Even if we don’t know exactly what we want to do, even if we feel passionless, we prefer that state than being engaged in anything we are just not excited about.   Continue reading “Just Surviving, or Thriving?”