Tag Archives: Decision-Making

May Your Choices Reflect What’s Best in You….


When our choices reflect what’s best in us, when our choices reflect the better angels of our nature, when our choices reflect our deepest values and highest hopes, our virtues–courage, patience, wisdom, discernment, perspective–and principles such as a reverence for … Continue reading

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The Reason for the Season: “There’s Life without Love, but It’s Really Not Much of a Life”


Or “Get Busy Loving or Get Busy Dying” There is no neutrality in life: every moment of our lives is up for grabs, being claimed by Love and counter-claimed by fear.  Both options, both alternatives, are present in every moment … Continue reading

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How Free Are Any of Us Really To Choose Love over Fear or What’s Truly Good for Us over What Feels Good and Only Temporarily So?


“The truth is that we are not yet free; we have merely achieved the freedom to be free.” – Nelson Mandela The following is abridged and adapted (meaning I’ve edited the heck out of it and added to it and … Continue reading

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