Category Archive: 8 Week Challenge

8 Week Challenge: Submission: Generosity is its Own Reward

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I received a second contribution to the 8 Week Challenge today. This post does not come from a blogger, but in fact was contributed by my Mother. I hope you enjoy her thoughts… Continue reading

8 Week Challenge: Submission: Generosity and Me

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Today we have a new contributor to the 8 Week Challenge. Sharing it Forward has joined the challenge and has submitted this essay for her week of Generosity. Please check out her blog… Continue reading

8 Week Challenge: Hope- Concrete Goals

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So, some people (Tristan, I’m looking at you 😉 ) think that my previous post about Hope was maybe just a bit too vague when it came to my goals. Yes, I’ll admit… Continue reading

Week 3: HOPE — It’s a sneaky thing

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Lesley of Sustainable Utopia so perfectly expressed the way I feel about “Hope”, as well as my personal experience of it, that I won’t bother writing about it, ha! Instead, I’ll move on… Continue reading

HOPE – Revisited

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In a world wracked with fear, in a life full of suffering, in a time that knows only war, how can we possibly find hope? Where does it exist? With so many failures… Continue reading

We be Lotus, follow up

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I got a very interesting, evocative response to my post, “Week 2: Compassion, Forgiveness Dialogue — We be Lotus”   http://wp.me/p21f5h-ta (on Alternate Economy), http://wp.me/p1zocx-1lD (on MindMindful). I was writing about the use of… Continue reading

8 Week Challenge: Hope

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The theme of this week’s challenge is, as the title suggests, Hope. When I first floated the idea of starting a Challenge to Tristan of the Alternate Economy, I knew that a couple… Continue reading

Concrete Goals

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As part of this week’s Hope Challenge, I have decided to participate and post some examples of my own that I will be Hoping to accomplish this week. Without concrete goals, maintaining a… Continue reading

Week 2: Compassion, Forgiveness Dialogue — We be Lotus

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Just like Lesley of Sustainable Utopia, I also did not keep a journal of my negative mental chatter, as part of Compassion week of the 8 Week Challenge. I’m very aware of it… Continue reading

8 Week Challenge: Outward Compassion

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When I set out on this part of the 8 Week Challenge, I actually  wasn’t concerned about having nothing to write about at all. Outward Compassion is my thing. I’m still working on… Continue reading

OUTWARD Compassion

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As my example of outward compassion I will again be posting a copy of a document I wrote a while ago. I apologize for the recycled information, but this story has technically never… Continue reading

Week 3: Hope

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What is Hope? Core Essay on Hope Hope is a powerful tool for the creation of Love. It is the final outwardly expressed emotion that we will be investigating in this challenge. Like… Continue reading