What Matters Most?

The end result matters. The path you choose to get their matters more. And the people you choose to walk the path with matters most.

The Best Authors

“What you know makes you unique in some other way. Be brave. Map the enemy’s positions, come back, tell us what you know.” – Stephen King, On Writing. I see the world differently than you. Colored by my unique family, work, and social experiences. To notice that difference, and how it’s shaped me, takes awareness….

Living Deliberately

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I did not wish to live what was not life, living…

Thoreau On Learning

“But,” says one, “you do not mean that the student should go to work with their hands instead of their heads?” …I mean that they should not play life, or study it merely, while the community supports them at this expensive game, but earnestly live it from beginning to end. How could youths better learn…

One Principle To Make Any Life Happier

Seeking to understand, before explaining your position. Seeking to understand, before passing judgement. Seeking to understand, before burying emotions. Now the hard part, live it.