Would you call yourself brave or stubborn? Do you ever call yourself either of those things, or do you usually leave it up to the people around you to judge your behavior and attitude when questing? How much more might you accomplish — and how much more help might you get in doing so —… Continue reading Brave Wolf, Stubborn Wolf
Category: Fairy Tale Living
I’m Not the Only Goose in Town
I am not nor have I ever been a very big fan of Aesop. What I mean to say is that too many of our long-held misperceptions of various animals, and by extension our fellow man, are stupid-harmful. So many of his fables would progress and end in ways very different from the originals if… Continue reading I’m Not the Only Goose in Town
When Someone Asks if You’re a Princess, You Say “Yes”
My sister once told me I should go out with a particular guy because he would treat me like a princess. She meant that he would spoil and pamper me and put my wants and needs above his own. I responded to the meaning of her sentiment by saying “I don’t want to be treated like… Continue reading When Someone Asks if You’re a Princess, You Say “Yes”
Focus Too Much on a Particular Result and You Lose Focus on the Bigger Picture
Sometimes we’re so focused on a desired outcome that we try to nudge it a little force it and just end up frustrating ourselves. Sometimes, while respecting the fact that we can’t always get what we want the exact minute that we want it, we forget that spending a good amount of time having reasonable expectations will not… Continue reading Focus Too Much on a Particular Result and You Lose Focus on the Bigger Picture
Are You Prepared to Help?
It’s hard asking for help. It’s humbling admitting that we aren’t 100% self-sufficient at any given moment day or night. It’s another opportunity to compare ourselves to others, perhaps even denying someone else the help we could so easily give. We’ve talked about donors here before, right? Those teachers who come along to test us,… Continue reading Are You Prepared to Help?
Sometimes Going the Wrong Way is Going the Long Way
Have you ever gotten a tarot reading? Did you go in curious for what future might be revealed for you, or prepared to wage war against a charlatan? I have, and I’ve given plenty of readings myself. Rule One: There is no such thing as “fortune-telling”. When someone tells you your future, they’re really telling… Continue reading Sometimes Going the Wrong Way is Going the Long Way