Soul Sculpting Project: Getting Some Things Done

Soul Sculpting Project: Getting Some Things Done I keep trying to play this game I made up called, Getting Everything Done. It’s not going well. I’ve done the math – hours in a day divided by things I want to get done always equals not possible. And trying to do the ‘not possible’ leads to…

Soul Sculpting: Un-Fixing a Fixed Mindset: The Tools Part 2

Soul Sculpting: Un-Fixing a Fixed Mindset: The Tools       Part 2 Research study: Children are asked to “think out loud” as they face problem-solving tasks, some too difficult for them. One boy (my new role model) reaches a question that completely stumps him and he responds by pulling up his chair, rubbing his hands together,…

Soul Sculpting: Un-Fixing a Fixed Mindset: Identify Part 1

Soul Sculpting: Un-Fixing a Fixed Mindset: Identify       Part 1 Fill in the blanks with words to create a true sentence. (You can play with a variety of words with topics like spirituality, intelligence, relationships, personality, creativity, physical strength, mental health, emotional health. . . ) When it comes to __________ I love a challenge. I…

Soul Sculpting: Lectio Divina with the Book of Nature

Soul Sculpting: Lectio Divina with the Book of Nature Anthony was 18 years old and sitting in church when the reader stood up and read the words of Jesus, ‘Go, sell all you have and give to the poor and come and follow me.’ (Matt. 19:21) Anthony took the verse to heart, sold everything he…

Soul Sculpting : Motivation: Catch It When You Can

Motivation: Catch It When You Can In a burst of inspiration do you decide to change your life and then struggle to stick with your decision when the going gets tough? Welcome to normal. Motivation comes to us in waves.Catch a strong one and we can make some real progress, but the wave will not…

Soul Sculpting Projects: Monotasking with God

Soul Sculpting Projects: Monotasking with God “It is not necessary to have great things to do. I turn my little omelet in the pan for the love of God.” These are the words of Brother Lawrence, a French Lay Brother who lived in the 1600’s. Lawrence’s spiritual practice was simply to do all of his…