May 27, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott

Memorial. Day.

Like most holidays, Memorial Day is possessed with layers of meanings. Polyvalence. It signals the beginning of summer, and in the minds of many people, including mine, summer is a magical time. Memories of playing Little League baseball games. Going … Continue reading

May 22, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott

Starting. Over.

¬† Oklahoma is beyond description. Beyond imagination. The loss. The destruction. The human stories. Compassion. Courage. Everything we love about being human comes into play in the midst of a disaster. Families and friends. Strangers helping strangers. Everything is local … Continue reading

May 21, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott


Think for a moment that there’s something inside you. A certain kind of energy. It’s your way of looking at the world. A living collection of experience that belongs to you and you alone. It’s your wholeness and brokenness. The … Continue reading

May 14, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott
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Real. Reality. Really.

It takes such courage to tell our story. But when we tell it — without shame, without self-consciousness, without ¬†embarrassment — there’s hardly anything better. I’ve been thinking about that lately as I celebrate the publication of a new book … Continue reading

May 13, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott

Monday. Perspective.

So, the problems you had last week are still with you this week. How do we find new perspectives on our problems? There’s not a simple answer to that question, yet how we answer it often determines our personal happiness. … Continue reading

May 5, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott

Wisdom. Thoughts.

1. Finding your path is more important than finding your location. 2. Knowing who you are is better than deciding what to do. 2. Understanding another person should never include diminishing yourself. 3. Stating your vulnerability is not a sign … Continue reading