Perseverance vs. resilience.
Same or different?
Perseverance: persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success (Oxford Dictionary)
Resilience: able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions (Oxford Dictionary)
We all have a story. Sometimes the story is embraced and sometimes it is rejected. Sometimes we integrate our story and sometimes we want to tuck it away to never have to look at it again. The important thing to understand is that our story helps inform who we are in…Read More
There are many levels of knowing what you must give up in order to get what you want. For clarification, when I am speaking of “want”, I am looking at it from the perspective of dreams and aspirations. When it comes to fulfilling dreams, we are often required to give up a level…Read More
As Stars I sit on the surface each day to the next, not always going to that deep level if I can help it. I would have to say, dipping in for a moment, there has got to be more to this—and just what is it—and why Do we all keep grasping for more? I…Read More
“Fear is a natural reaction of moving closer to truth.” ~Pema Chödrön Yet again, this is a much needed reminder that fear is not something that needs to be resisted with every ounce of my being. Along with my acronym of fear (fully embracing authentic reality), this quote is the love nudge that…Read More
Courageous is the soul who adventures into time and space to learn of their divinity. For while they cannot lose, they can think they have, and the loss will seem intolerable. And while they cannot fail, they can think they have, and the pain will seem unbearable. And while they cannot ever be less than…Read More
Have you noticed how lacking clarity is clarity itself? How, if you aren’t sure about something, that alone, has meaning? Honor uncertainty. It’s the womb from which all-knowingness comes. Clearly, The Universe a.k.a. Mike Dooley WOW! If this doesn’t ring true for me right now, I have no idea how else to…Read More