Tim Heintzman says sometimes we get stuck on where we think we should be in life, but life may have different plans for us. Now, if only we could listen to what life is telling us.
Rules are not necessarily bad, writes Tim Heintzman, except when the rule subverts its original intention and creates more chaos than what it was intended to prevent. With 2011 just beginning, Tim looks at how we can use our creativity and become “cunning outlaws” to make this a “brave” new year.
Perspective is everything. Looking at a problem from the arbitrary altitude of 100,000 feet can put a whole different spin on its order of magnitude. Back on earth a problem or gift can be overwhelming, sending you reeling in desperation or euphoria. Or somewhere in between. Look at it from a distance and it becomes relative to the surrounding influences.
A man lives through divorce and the tragic loss of loved ones, only to discover he must learn to let the woman he loves go. He ponders the truth behind the sentiment, If you love someone, set them free.
Tim Heintzman pays homage to his departed friend General Custer, a Golden Retriever who loved with no strings attached and taught the human who loved him the gift of humility.