Ross Bishop

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The tenor of our lives is shaped by the many decisions we make every day. And it is through those decisions that our lives are shaped. Some decisions are more important than others, but each decision contributes to whether your life goes stunningly or poorly.
POSTED ON: August 25, 2017, 7:00 pm BY Ross Bishop

The Storm

Many children's lives are like being in the middle of an awful storm. Making things worse, they are powerless in the face of events that envelop and control them.
POSTED ON: August 13, 2017, 5:20 pm BY Ross Bishop

Your Inner Child

You fear that if you make yourself vulnerable you might be rejected. Why do you feel this way? Where does that come from? After all, that is not who you really are. When you are "yourself" you don't act that way. The simple answer is that you learned this behavior early in life.
POSTED ON: February 21, 2017, 5:00 pm BY Ross Bishop

Finding Purpose

Although humans can climb mountains and explore the depths of the oceans, probing the landscape of the human spirit confounds us. But while tens of thousands of people risk death and injury racing motorcycles, swimming with sharks or parachute jumping, surprisingly few will earnestly pursue the path to enlightenment.
POSTED ON: December 13, 2016, 5:25 am BY Ross Bishop

Spirituality and Life

I wrote a few weeks ago that maybe I could shorten these pieces when I figured out which words were God’s and which one’s were mine. Without consciously thinking about it, I touched on something far deeper than just these writings. Several of you wrote me about that thought and we began a dialogue about the role of spirituality in contemporary life.
POSTED ON: August 15, 2016, 9:45 am BY Ross Bishop

Understanding Life

When you read a novel, you don’t want to know the plot before you finish it. That works for novels, but it’s not a very good formula for life. But that’s what a lot of us end up doing. We go from problem to problem, without any real grasp of the bigger picture. If you want to make your life better and easier, it helps to understand what’s really going on, and surprisingly few people do.
POSTED ON: September 12, 2016, 1:05 pm BY Ross Bishop