Fuzzy Thoughts of David

Category: Living

  • Not in Kansas

    Not in Kansas

    I’m beginning a retreat today, but I made the trip a day early for a meeting and to spend some time reading. I love the statement by Steinbeck that you don’t take a journey, a journey takes you. I’ve verified that statement many times. This journey is no exception.

  • Why I Started Reading Fewer Books

    Why I Started Reading Fewer Books

    I love reading books. Actually, that’s not quite accurate. I love the thought of reading. Reading, on the other hand, I find taxing. I know many people who love reading. I’m not one of them. What I do love is learning. Since reading provides me the best and, perhaps, the most effective way to learn,…

  • Today I Stopped Writing “Morning Pages”

    Today I Stopped Writing “Morning Pages”

    750 Words Since June of this year I’ve been practicing Morning Pages. Morning Pages is a writing exercise. The practice goes like this: First thing in the morning write. Don’t worry about what you write, just write. Write 750 words. Every. Day. If you do a search for “Morning Pages”, you will receive many results,…

  • Book Review: The Matheny Manifesto by Mike Matheny

    Book Review: The Matheny Manifesto by Mike Matheny

    NOTE: I was sent a pre-release review copy of The Matheny Manifesto with no expectation of review. However, I was so impressed with the book, I knew I would write a review in hope that more people would be exposed to his philosophy and principles of coaching and life. I was pleasantly surprised by The…

  • The Fallacy of Finished

    The Fallacy of Finished

    Nothing is ever really finished. Instead, everything is in process. This is why we can purchase “new and improved” products for our homes, a new “version” of a car, or updates for our phones. We want to believe we have a finished product, but really, everything is in process. I find the temptation a finished product alluring.…