Redefining Work

Redefining Work

Work is often defined as physical or mental labor required to produce a result. The famous saying, “Work to live, not live to work,” indicates work is required to generate resources, such as money, so you can survive and potentially live as you wish. In this saying, work is not seen as a passion, but as a necessity. Continue reading

Unintended Consequences

Unintended Consequences

On a recent hike, I came across an odd sight: a bag of dog poop 30 feet up a tree. Okay. Let’s just review this for a moment. Someone took the time to carry poo bags four miles in, then carefully collect the poop, only to toss the PLASTIC bag out into the woods? I mean, I get it that carrying a loaded bag of shit for miles isn’t desirable. So, why take the bags at all? Why not just bury the crap a couple feet off the trail? Once I got past the humor of the situation, I began to doubt the person meant for the bag to end up stuck in a tree. More than likely they tossed it thinking it would land somewhere out away from the trail. Anyway, it got me thinking about unintended consequences. Continue reading

Doubt

Doubt

I’ve spent too much energy and time fretting over my inability to see how to apply my eclectic talents in a way that feeds my soul. This unknowing followed me around, taunting me with how close it was without me being able to identify it. It sometimes materialized as a form standing just over my shoulder, but disappear when I’d turn to see it. Or it would be a person in my dreams I just couldn’t quite hear, a thought that was just beyond my reach. Continue reading

Highly Intuitive or Psychotic?

Highly Intuitive or Psychotic?

via Daily Prompt: Symptom

The symptoms of a highly intuitive person and someone who is psychotic are so similar they can be hard to differentiate. Some examples are seeing and hearing things others can’t, tremors, agitation, and hypersensitivity to noises. So, how do you know which a person is? Continue reading

What Does Raven Know that Hawk Does Not?

What Does Raven Know that Hawk Does Not?

Raven called and I looked up to see her glide quickly past. Right behind her, in the same glide path, flew hawk. She wasn’t hunting raven, just following close behind, as if to see what raven knows that hawk does not. Because raven and hawk are in my totem, I was compelled to investigate what they had in common and what about them was different. I also wondered what they might be trying to teach me. Continue reading