5 Core Questions to Calibrate Your Creative Guidance System (CGS)

5 Core Questions to Calibrate Your Creative Guidance System (CGS)

Have you ever felt like the story of your life was a hopeless opus? If so, you know this unfulfilling experience can spiral into pain, depression, anger, or indifference, because you’re aware things were supposed to be different. Why? Because deep down, you know you...
80 Lame Cliches Made Insanely Great

80 Lame Cliches Made Insanely Great

  1. Life goes on… until it doesn’t.. 2. At the end of the day… you go to sleep. 3. Love is blind… and hate is lucid. 4. If you don’t have anything nice to say… then shut the front door. 5. Don’t go to bed angry… and satisfied. 6. Can’t teach an old dog new...
Unlearn

Unlearn

Is peace known in physical form?     Have chaos and division become the new norms? In this world, we are conditioned to disBelieve –     Yet the fears and doubts must leave. Because you see, a dream can be as real as it seems –     And “What goes up must...
I Killed a Darling, and I Liked It

I Killed a Darling, and I Liked It

The darling revisited our past pages:   “You said such nice things in the beginning.”   “You weaved sweet and savory.”   “You wrote like each word was our first.” Being a determined storyteller, I played the part between the page:   “It’s not me, it’s you.”  ...
A Simple Next Step to Making Your Dream Come True

A Simple Next Step to Making Your Dream Come True

Wife agreed it would be “cute” if I got my daughter’s face tattooed onto my chest. Then she suggested it would look better on my shoulder. Before I could respond, the aforementioned fictitious tatt had been relocated to my right breast, but wife asked, “What...
One Look is a Love Story

One Look is a Love Story

Wife whispered in my ear, “She’s in love with him.” She sat front row and watched him perform without pause. No phone check-ins. No beverage drinking. Barely a blink. Minutes later, she remained seated as I approached, kneeled, and asked, “Do you know the...