Sometime in 2018 — no one is quite sure exactly when or where though — the Chinese space station Tiangong-1 will come crashing down from its degrading orbit. It seems they unintentionally lost contact/control of it sometime after it’s last use in 2016. Currently, they are predicting a 1 in 10,000 chance that debris . . .
I’m feeling ready to begin getting better — if it was up to just me.
This Time ‘Round
Sometimes life has a way of circling back on itself. When it does, don’t pass up the opportunity to pause and ask those who were there the first time what advice they might give to you for this time ‘round.
know the place for the first time
"When the short day is brightest,...
Between melting and freezing...
There is no earth smell...
If you came this way, / Taking the route you would be likely to take...
If you came by day not knowing what you came for,...
And what you thought you came for / Is only a shell...
Either you had no purpose / Or the . . .
Avoid it if possible.
If not possible, patiently persist and hope for good friends/family nearby.
A Mantra for the New Year
What do you say when things go right? What do you tell yourself when things go wrong? What about when they go nowhere at all? What do you say to yourself when things are tough? If there was a ticker-tape of your self-talk, what would it read out?
What you say when it's just in your head comes out loud and clear, just not the way . . .
Questions While Reading Some Thoughts
Earlier this year Jeffrey R. Holland, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke on the topic of perfection in his sermon titled "Be Ye Therefore Perfect—Eventually". Today, I led a small-group conversation in our congregation on this topic and here are some of my questions . . .