Practice Makes Effortless

They say practice makes perfect. When you see masters of anything, one thing they have in common is that they appear effortless. You know that they spent countless hours immersed in the craft. They engrained the activity so thoroughly that it’s become muscle memory. It’s become part of their “normal.” …

Peeling an Onion

It may be a trite analogy, but healing is a bit like peeling an onion. You heal one wound and then you discover something else hiding underneath. We all have bruises. Or think of them as snapshots. You were going along in life, and a traumatic event happens. It doesn’t …

Dreams of a Songwriter

A lot of songwriters have pet “theme” to their writing. Jon Bon Jovi, for example, writes about struggles of common folks. He is a rich rock star, so is he not authentic when he sings about people living paycheck to paycheck? I believe he is. He may now be a …

What Makes Us Lovable

We start our lives on the receiving end. When we were babies, we have nothing to contribute. All we do is to exist and be ourselves. But without us doing anything, someone was there to provide for our needs. If someone wasn’t, you won’t be here reading this. It didn’t …