Why I Hope We Never “Make It”

Why I Hope We Never Make It

Do you ever find yourself wishing you could just "make it?" Like that actor who gets discovered out of obscurity and is now starring next to Morgan Freeman. I know I do. I want to arrive. I want to unpack my bags. Paint the walls the color I want. Tear down a few needless walls and build a [...]

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The Lost Art of Being Human

The Lost Art of Being Human

  We are experiencing a dire shortage these days. Not just of oil. Or water. Or food. We have a shortage of humans. You wouldn't think in a world of over seven billion people we'd have such a problem. But call this Terminator Five. The machines are taking over. And I'm not talking [...]

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How to Handle Fear

If you're afraid, do it anyway.

"Go put this bridle on that horse," my boss said to me. "And don't touch his ears this time." Here are some facts that led up to this statement: I was working as a wrangler at a guest ranch in Colorado. I started working there, somewhat inexperienced with horses (I was mainly hired for [...]

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