How I Am Becoming Less Botherable

I’ve been having an intense period of digging up stuck emotions.  40+ years of accumulated feelings are sure a lot.  Each time I react emotionally, usually in the manner of taking things too personally, I am just surprised by the underlying feeling.  I’ve encountered stuff like: The disappointment of realizing …

Looking for My Song to Sing (3 Key Questions in Any Pursuits)

I’m doing vocals for the song I’m working on.  Vocals are always a bit of struggle for me.  I love to sing but what I hear in my head and what comes out are two different things. Vocal is one example of where the concept of “discovering who you are …

Chris Cornell and Suffering in Silence

It’s an awkward and selfish thing, but when I first heard that Chris Cornell suddenly died, I found myself hoping it was from a heart attack or some other unforeseen-and-hard-to-prevent condition.  Someone else I knew personally, another gifted person, died from a sudden heart attack one day a few years ago, …