Clarity and Vision in the Mud- Finding Congruence

“What you are, and who you are should provide greater clarity about where you have been and where you are headed. Although one distinguishes spiritual from physical nature, the ultimate unification of the two is the consequence of the struggle for internal, external and eternal – peace.”  T.F. Hodge

A couple weekends ago I went to my first open water “race”.  At a small lake in northeast Oklahoma, I learned I can swim a LONG way!  Planned to go 4500m, 3800m is Irondistance swim, so it would be the farthest I’ve ever gone.  Turned out farther many of us believe based on our swim times (over 3mi), and garmin devices n such. But no matter. It was long and worth it.  And you have a long time to think when all you have to do is swim.

For a few years now I have been defining and refining my purpose, or my Statement of Greatness.  It comes clear, in a flash, then becomes blurry.  When I let it guide me however, it comes easier, if impulsive. More

Losing Track

What day is it?”
It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.
My favorite day,” said Pooh.” 
A.A. Milne

Summer is a great time to lose track, to live in the moment, to be happy with the day, no picking favorites…

Today I was reminded of this as I got lost in my projects for the day, it just flew by.  The joy of working and completing and creating was not tarnished by a ticking clock or a wishing it was a better day or a Friday.


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