Empowerement

Luckier Than Fox Mulder: From Wanting to Believe to Believing

The now iconic poster that graced Fox Mulder’s basement office for all ten seasons has meant a lot of things to a lot of people in an array of different circumstances.  Back in August 2008, I shared some thoughts of what it meant within the narrow context of alien life.  As I reread that post,… Read More Luckier Than Fox Mulder: From Wanting to Believe to Believing

Personal Development

Choosing to Turn Towards the Good: A Powerful, Empowering Choice

When I twisted my ankle back in 2008, I remember how a whole new world opened up to me right where I had been living for a number of years.  On the one hand, I saw just how selfish, self-centered, and unaware people were, as they would rush by me and ignore the fact that… Read More Choosing to Turn Towards the Good: A Powerful, Empowering Choice

Community Building, Personal Development, The X-files, X-files

Dana Scully’s Real Journey: Arising To Help Humanity despite the Steep Price

It has been a couple of years since The X-Files ended… OK, fine, it has been more than a “couple” of years, but I still avidly look for anything related to the show. Thanks to the wonderful World Wide Web, there is always something new. I recently rediscovered a commentary on the show written a… Read More Dana Scully’s Real Journey: Arising To Help Humanity despite the Steep Price

Empowerement, Personal Development

The Shady Friend that is Leniency

The process of refining one’s character is a highly exciting one, but isn’t always easy. While there are a lot of great tools that help us along, there are also many pitfalls we can get stuck behind. There seem to be a lot of self-empowering messages in North American society. Some of the first ones… Read More The Shady Friend that is Leniency