ere’s a moment I have found put myself into a lot recently: “Why am I doing this thing I’m doing? I really need to be doing something else. I’m wasting my time, getting distracted, spending money I don’t have, working on somebody else’s stuff instead of my own … basically because I said I would, […]
When what should be a simple interest becomes a nagging obsession, it’s time to investigate.
How “next week” is just a story made up to get me out of reality, out of my truth.
Working through the Steps, considering the Step 3 Prayer.
Starting (again) on the Step 3 Workbook
Folks are really digging my new book, Peaceful Places: Portland. It’s quite gratifying, as I had a hard time writing it and still didn’t really know what people would think of it. All in all, they seem to dig it. The media, in particular, have picked up on it a lot. First up, let’s share […]
Some ramblings from working Step 2: Look up these words then write what the words mean to you. Believe: “Accept something as true, somebody as truthful, have trust.” To me, this means setting aside denial, fear and shame to allow in a “new” reality: that change can happen, growth is possible, happiness is attainable, for me. Restore: “Give something […]
Apparently the Universe wants me to learn about patience today. I’m looking for an apartment — and must practice patience with the reason I am leaving the old place, which boils down to my greed. Long story. I’ll spare you. The process itself of looking for an apartment … well, nothing brings up opportunities for […]
A few days back, I asked folks “What can I do for you, professionally speaking.” And got some interesting responses, both here and on Facebook. After kicking it around myself, for a few days, I wrote this to a friend this evening: My gifts are storytelling and writing — two aspects of the same gift, […]
This was nice. Thanks, Kurt. Comes from shamanic journey work I learned from Hank Wesselman at Breitenbush. Powerful stuff.