Bravery

Nov 1 2015

Tracey Jackson

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Accomplishment, Bravery, Character, Courage, Goals

IT’S HOW YOU RUN THE RACE

IT’S HOW YOU RUN THE RACE

The New York City Marathon has taken place outside my window all day today. I heard them setting up the barricades and podiums at five am and twelve hours later there are many hours to go before the last people will cross the finish line. While I’m not a runner myself, I see the lessons in the act of running a marathon as well as the metaphor of the marathon itself. Fifty thousand people set off this morning to run… Read More

Mar 20 2015

Tracey Jackson

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Bravery, Discipline, Faith, Hanging In There

KEEPING THE FAITH ALIVE

KEEPING THE FAITH ALIVE

  The most asked question, biggest complaint, stickiest wicket of this work or any self-improvement path is always, “I keep trying, I keep asking, I keep trying to be grateful, I keep trying to hold faith, have trust, ask for what I need and want and actively pursue it, but it somehow it continues to evade me. I can’t make it work. It’s useless. I’m useless. What is the point? I might as well give up.” These doubts and feelings… Read More

Jan 14 2015

Paul Williams

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Bravery, Clarity, Compassion, Emotions, Fear

WRITING A WRONG….

WRITING A WRONG….

To write or not to write.  That was the question.  Tracey and I sometimes point-counterpoint our opinions or feelings following major events.  We did so when Phillip Seymour Hoffman died and again when Robin Williams took his own life.  We weren’t at odds about anything.  We were both devastated by the loss. But, I needed to have my say. I think many times adding my voice has much more to do with my own mental health than anyone else’s. Tracey’s… Read More

Jan 12 2015

Tracey Jackson

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Bravery, Courage, Emotions, Fear

HOW TO KEEP CALM IN THE FACE OF CALAMITY

HOW TO KEEP CALM IN THE FACE OF CALAMITY

  I sit here writing this, about to write this, trying to write this and at the same time remain all grateful and trusty while I do it. I am grateful and I trust in many things, but the world now is in a crazy effing place. It’s totally insane if you ask me. I don’t know that the world has been exposed to such demonic behavior since the Holocaust. Well, indeed demonic behavior has been in the world, sadly… Read More