My friend Maria Hill wrote a beautiful article recently about the distinction between humility and humiliation. Go read it, because I am not going to repeat that, but this theme keeps coming up everywhere I turn, so I have some … Continue reading
Category Archives: Virtue
Walking Your Way to Wisdom and Learning the Sacred Art of Sutra The sound of crickets and tree-frogs rise to meet the dead-eyed moon. I rock beneath the porch light, focused, desperate. Carefully, hand shaking, I choose words to carry … Continue reading
Since way before the beginning of history, there has always been the them. The us, and the them. Now, for all practical purposes, there is only us–as technology brings people together by an order of magnitude that we have not experienced … Continue reading
A couple days ago Markus wrote about a technique, called Flash Mindfulness, for managing difficult emotions, particularly anger. The technique he explained has a wide range of applications, but it is not the only tool you can use to manage … Continue reading
My dog comes to my side as I sit in my little office. And he half-stands up and paws at my leg. I pretend I don’t know what he wants. He paws me again. He’s serious. “Eddie, I’m trying to … Continue reading
It’s the message that matters.
I have a confession. I think scars are beautiful. In between two stages of my early life, I spent a few years working as a set and model builder in Hollywood. I did a lot of commercials and a few … Continue reading