Archive for July, 2006

Layers of Uncertainty

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

One of our basic needs is security. We will always attempt to attain a sense of certainty regardless of our situation. We usually try to establish routines and a familiar environment to this end. Unfortunately, our belief system contains many conflicting layers and these beliefs move us to act in way contrary to our own [...]

Absolutely!

Friday, July 21st, 2006

What are the absolutes of life? Some say there are none. Absolutely, no absolutes! I am building my life on the assumption that there are absolutes. Yes, it is a presupposition on my part, but we all presuppose a basis of belief. We like to think we are open minded and malleable, that we are [...]

“Get used to disappointments.”

Wednesday, July 12th, 2006

This is one of my favorite lines is from the Rob Reiner movie, “Princess Bride”. This movie is one that I was embarrassed to be caught watching when it first came out in the late 80′s because it was sooo stupid. But, I guess I will reveal my sense of humor and intellectual depth by [...]

You do what you believe!

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

This statement has become a daily slap in the face, like cold water splashing the sleep away. As I continually evaluate my life, current situations, needed decisions and desires. As I am becoming more aware of the consequences of my decisions, this statement forces me to clearly pursue an understanding of my motives. Motives can [...]