The world has always been complex. What has changed over the past few centuries is that we (in a collective sense) have come to know more about physical laws and biology. Discoveries that led to a better understanding of the basic principles of the physical and biological world opened the door for science to explore […]
True North is About Being True to Self
Yesterday’s post begins with a reference to a promoted post I wrote for See Jane Write in January 2015 that I intended to be part of a soft launch of this Shinecast website. When I started writing that post it was my intention to give a short intro and then essentially rewrite that promoted post in […]
Are Your Choices Leading You Toward True North?
Sometimes we can make choices that take us off course, even when we think we’re headed in the direction of True North. I think perhaps some of my choices over the past 15 months probably led me down some side paths that while more northwest or northeast, rather than True North. I’m not second-guessing my […]
Luck, Effort or Destiny?
A long time ago—probably the spring of 1984—I was driving along McFarland Boulevard in Tuscaloosa, Alabama with my friend, Sharon, in the passenger seat. I can’t recall where we were going and it wasn’t a momentus occasion, so I don’t know why I remember a snippet of our conversation in full panoramic detail. In the […]
How Do We See Each Other?
Sometime last year—summer, I think—I happened to click on an email notification from Facebook, alerting me that someone had tagged me in some post. I usually just delete those without opening the emails. Note to self…. Not sure why I’m actually getting an email from Facebook about people tagging me. I thought I’d turned off […]