Compassionate Consideration

This week our shared focus has been on issues of ensuring an atmosphere conducive to growing and becoming. At times our discussion has pointed towards a need to change our combined perspectives and perhaps redefine the so-called norms. In order to do this we need to find a starting point. That is where compassion returnsContinue reading “Compassionate Consideration”

Living Like A Queen

Speaking the truth, setting the standards, raising the bar of excellence- not only for our own lives but also for all those around us. That’s just part of what today’s exploration will reveal.  We are continuing, now on week 16 of our extended odyssey, having undertaken a search and rescue mission for wisdom. When theContinue reading “Living Like A Queen”

Agree to Disagree

Yes I once again have some words stuck in my head. Three simple words that I can not recall the last time I heard anyone utter in this particular order.  A simple yet insightful phrase. Fifteen letters separated by two spaces that are so needed right now. Yes, those words are in today’s headline: “AgreeContinue reading “Agree to Disagree”

Let Freedom Reign

Happy 4th of July! When last we spoke I indicated that today we’ll share some time together discussing ‘We The People’. We’ll look at why 246 years ago at least one of the nation’s Founding Fathers felt assured the day would and should be celebrated. Together we’ll also examine what ‘being deeply rooted in U.S.Continue reading “Let Freedom Reign”

Celebrating The Week That Was and Will Be

Before we get to our look back at the week that was , I want to share a little about what is ahead here, during this extended holiday weekend. With the Monday holiday in the U.S., commonly referred to as the 4th of July, it is our Independence Day celebration.  Record numbers of travelers areContinue reading “Celebrating The Week That Was and Will Be”

Your Responsibilities To Your Rights

So you get that there is a whole lot here and there will be discussions well beyond this moment concerning these integral aspects of living, right?  Lately I Have been thinking a lot about rights. Our rights. My rights, your rights and the right to those rights without infringing upon the rights of others.  NowContinue reading “Your Responsibilities To Your Rights”

Renewal Declared

A new month is arriving and here at Becoming Today I am, like our forefathers did, declaring life affirming principles. I declare July will be a month of Renewal. Yes I said declaring it, and boldly so, because it is something that not only am I feeling strongly led to for myself, but as IContinue reading “Renewal Declared”

Decidedly Better

Certainly something to aspire for on our shared path of “Becoming Today”. Overcoming wickedness with grace and decorum are some of the wise aspects we’ll look as we continue along our search and rescue mission for wisdom We are continuing, now on week 15 of our extended odyssey, having undertaken a search and rescue missionContinue reading “Decidedly Better”

Seeking Commitment? Or Covenant?

Often I ask for your input In doing so I told you that coming soon,we would be undertaking a discussion about commitments. But wait,… there’s more. What I didn’t tell you was I was having a bit of a quandary myself about commitments, covenants, the differences between the two, and whether or not my standardsContinue reading “Seeking Commitment? Or Covenant?”

Meta Morph Us

Are you ready? We’ve reached another point of change along our shared journey here at Becoming Today. Not only around us, but also a time when I believe we’ll all notice some of these decidedly different differences taking effect within us.  As the calendar will soon mark the start of a new month, we canContinue reading “Meta Morph Us”

Summertime Communiques

Another week has come and gone and this time the seasons have changed both literally and metaphorically. As we make our way forward into Summertime, let’s look back at the week that was here on “Becoming Today”. Monday we found ourselves  “In The Midst Of It All”.  Where no matter what it is you mayContinue reading “Summertime Communiques”

Milestone Moment

One year ago… well more precisely it was exactly a year ago, this past Wednesday, that I shared for the first time an intensely personal tale from my life. I had never spoken publicly about it before then. So while Fridays are usually my time to discuss random thoughts and current events for the nextContinue reading “Milestone Moment”

Texting With Paul – In Harmony

Over the past few Thursday’s we’ve been traveling together  down a new fork along our shared path.  It began with my introduction of the “21st Century Epistle ”, as I speculated about how the messages of the communiques edited together in the Bible might be disseminated if the Apostle Paul were here today. Now onContinue reading “Texting With Paul – In Harmony”

Tell Me Your Address

No, I’m not really interested in your house number. Nor is this some kind of online phishing scam, rather on this edition of Becoming Today, our combined quest for truth, enlightenment and wisdom may reveal exactly where we are living. We are continuing, now on week 14 of our extended odyssey, having undertaken a searchContinue reading “Tell Me Your Address”

In The Good Ole Summertime

It is maybe our most widely welcomed season and now here in the Northern Hemisphere it’s official! Summer has arrived.  On this edition of “Becoming Today”, we’ll mark the true start of Summer and look at ways this day can refresh and renew us all.  According to my long time friend, ‘The Old Farmer’s Almanac’,Continue reading “In The Good Ole Summertime”

In The Midst Of It All

No matter what it is you may currently be going through, you can do so in a state of peace. This edition of “Becoming Today”, will focus on finding peace in the midst of whatever you may be enduring. Peace can have many meanings. From the dictionary among the offering of definitions are: -a stateContinue reading “In The Midst Of It All”

Five For Friday

Another week is slipping into the future and on Fridays we take a step aside from our normal format and bring you some random thoughts, observations and maybe even a  recollection or two. So guess what? We’ve got five of those for you on this Friday edition of “Becoming Today”.  Much of the rhetoric precedingContinue reading “Five For Friday”