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: Just Need More Will-Power? Maybe Not.

Soul Sculpting: Just Need More Will-Power? Maybe Not. When do you feel like a will-power wimp? I feel that way when my wave of motivation ebbs and I turn to my will-power to lean on. More often than I like, my will-power crumples and I fail to stick with the plan I created in my…