I usually sit down to write a post with at least a vague notion of what I want to say.  It is important to me that my words carry my truth.  My hope is that the idea I am trying to express will in some way serve the purpose of supporting and helping others.  Today, I wrestle with an additional story that I tell myself: “Somehow this blog post has to be as good as, or better than, the last.”  My motive moves from “showing up in service to others” to a more self-centered quest for validation.  And, seeking that attention is the beginning of abandoning honesty. Continue reading “Motives”