May 28th, 2019 Imagine your life is a high-wire act. It might not be hard to pretend, actually. Every part of (and person in your) life is one thread in the tightrope that you’re tirelessly walking. If you find a loose or stray wire, don’t worry. Your only job is to focus on the strong,Continue reading “Tightrope”

The Secret Of Change

May 13th, 2019 I’m about to tell you a secret of the universe. It’s one of the big ones, and I’m not going to keep it quiet anymore. I’m about to share with you the secret of change. I know what you’re thinking: “Whoa, Dennis. You can’t do that. If you just go and tellContinue reading “The Secret Of Change”

Make The Mundane Excellent

May 6th, 2019 I feel like I’ve been a million people lately. It’s like my brain has been scattered across the multiverse, and the only thing connecting it to itself is a current of anxious electricity. I read an piece recently about the concept of excellence. The writer argued that since most of our livesContinue reading “Make The Mundane Excellent”

Hey, Shorty

May 1st, 2019 I saw an interview with J.Lo in which she said that men are “useless” until they turn 33. I can’t even argue with that. I’m a clandestine member of a team that is part Fight Club, part church, and I got fired up today. We were talking about perfection and the sinContinue reading “Hey, Shorty”

Art Owes You Nothing

April 28th, 2019 Art owes you nothing. If you find light, or find hope, or joy or peace or love in art, ultimately that’s on you. Similarly, if you look at a work of art and it pisses you off, or deeply upsets you, or makes you angry or sad or indifferent — that isContinue reading “Art Owes You Nothing”