Rhythms of Life

“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven…” – Ecclesiastes 3:1 If you’ve lived for any amount of time you’ve probably noticed that it is said that “timing is everything” for a good reason. Everything works out in a cycle. Those cycles are partly under our control, …

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Never Jump Through a Closed Window

To be successful in life you must strike a delicate balance between pushing forward and tarrying. Both are valuable approaches; the timing of their application, however, is everything. A common mistake in living occurs when an evolving situation is mistakenly judged as bad when it simply has not yet come to fruition. A friend and …

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Monty Roberts, Compassionate Leadership and Principles of Horsemanship

Man's conquest of the natural world has not always been achieved through gracious and entreating means. I imagine that in times of dire necessity (such as the early pioneering days or in times of war) shortcuts are perceived as being optimal versus an approach based on compassionate leadership, but in times of plenty, can these types of methods be justified?