Tao Te Ching Day 13: Arrogance

Those who are on tiptoes cannot stand. Those who straddle cannot walk. Those who flaunt themselves are not clear.” TTC- chp. 24 (Derek Lin) The opposite of humility is arrogance and the Tao Te Ching does not mince words about living arrogantly. I have lived a life of trying to find a way to onlyContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 13: Arrogance”

“Dear Young Officer” By Matthew Poole Guest Blog

Dear young officer, First, let me begin by welcoming you to law enforcement. This career field has a long-standing belief that we truly serve the interest of our communities and the badge we wear reflects the oath we took. Our communities expect fairness, respect, and officers that will conduct themselves in an intelligent and productiveContinue reading ““Dear Young Officer” By Matthew Poole Guest Blog”

Does God Hate You?

When I was younger my idea of God was more akin to that of a genie, not unlike the one found in the classic Disney Movie Aladdin. I would cry and plead and beg for things until they were given to me by my overworked tired mom, and when I did not get what IContinue reading “Does God Hate You?”

Does Your Connection Suck?

I am reminded again and again of something on my daily walk through life.  The darkness and disconnect is all a symptom of my action.  On days that I feel lonely and apart from the world its usually not because I am not surrounded by people. It is like I am in a dark roomContinue reading “Does Your Connection Suck?”

Watch “Author of Neon Calico and The Morrighan’s Song Series J.Webb Garrett joins the UniWeb Interview Show” on YouTube

Me and J.Webb Garrett, discuss the magic of writing and his 3 published books linked below. Talking with J. Webb touched my heart we discuss how writing has helped us overcome depression, and heartache, or feeling seperate. J.Webb Garrett’s hope is to help make someones day brighter by writing. Check out his work at theContinue reading “Watch “Author of Neon Calico and The Morrighan’s Song Series J.Webb Garrett joins the UniWeb Interview Show” on YouTube”

Fear gives Meaning to Victory

  Check out @MattWhiteside3’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/MattWhiteside3/status/1091660310811860992?s=09 Fear is always around us.  It is in every corner, every crevice, every second, every moment of our existence.  It pesters us, it prods at us.  Poking us in the chest forcing us back into a corner.  Telling us we have nothing to offer nothing to say or doContinue reading “Fear gives Meaning to Victory”