Soul Sculpting Project: Design a Habit

Soul Sculpting Project: Design a Habit Behavior change is hard business. If it was easy we would have already made the change. Brother Lawrence wanted to make a change in his behavior. For him the change was in how he connected with God. Instead of the on and off connection with God that he had…

Soul Sculpting Project: Don’t Give Up Yet!

Soul Sculpting Project: Don’t Give Up Yet! The odds are against us. If you made a New Year’s Resolution you have a 8-10% chance of success. That is 90-92% odds you will not keep it. And what’s worse —  we are nearing the third Monday in January. This the day when the drop out rate…

Sculpting Project 23: Connected For Change: Week 2

Sculpting Project 23: Connected for Change: Week 2 I walk into the room and notice my friend. A small part of my brain dedicated to reading facial expressions detects a slightly sad expression. My brain then signals the muscles in my face to imitate the expression I am observing. My facial muscles now form this…

Sculpting Project 22: Leaping Over Walls: Week 2

Sculpting Project 22: Leaping Over Walls: Week 2 I was born optimistic, I developed pessimistic skills and by age 11 could be labeled a pessimist. Now I still have a strong tendency towards prudence which can become pessimistic, but I am again largely optimistic. How did I get here? I see two major contributors. 1….