Weekly Good: The Process of Ignorance

  It’s said that the less you know, the more confident you are. After all, ignorance is bliss, right? Actually, I think that’s only half true: self-aware ignorance is innately uncomfortable. While “not knowing” is simply the absence of information and can’t provoke emotion; knowing that we don’t know feels vulnerable. But that’s not necessarily a bad […]

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Weekly Good: Battling Comfort

  If you’re striving for what is good, you’ll constantly find yourself battling what’s comfortable. Growth requires exercising what seems at first to be a destructive creativity – an intentional violation of the way things are. This is necessary! Start with what is right, and stay with what is right. The health of our communities […]

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Weekly Good: The Making of Happiness

  The things you enjoy are important. Pay close attention to what fulfills your soul, to the things that lift your spirit.   Let those moments happen. Savor a sweet interaction, a small victory, a perfect view; don’t waste your life chasing happiness. Cultivate a posture of enjoyment.   Taking time to settle into enjoyment […]

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