Tag Archives: pessimism

The Job Principle

Imagine you’re a real pessimist. Eeyore’s got nothing on you. You have to periodically fight through major depressive storms that are fueled by the conviction that you’re SCREWED. Period. You’re the only person on God’s green earth that he doesn’t … Continue reading

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How People Change

I’m reading a book called How People Change. When I looked at it, a little voice inside said, “Everyone wants to sell books and expand their sphere of influence. Everyone wants you to believe they’ve found some new approach to … Continue reading

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Unconditional Surrender

It was around 10 pm when Bill’s headlights swept through my yard and across the front of the house as he was turning into the driveway. He couldn’t pull all the way in since I was already halfway down the … Continue reading

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Stewardship of the Mind

A  friend sent me a piece about the human mind that is well worth sharing. As is his custom, Fred selected this from among the undervalued archives of 19th-century letters.

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