Clint Robert Murphy


Of all the things that are, some are good, others bad, and yet others indifferent. The good are virtues and all that share in them; the bad are the vices and all that indulge them; the indifferent lie in between virtue and vice and include wealth, health, life, death, pleasure and pain. Epictetus, Discourses, 2.19.12b-13 How …

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Chapter 4 – Akira

In this chapter, Caiden and Akira train and spend time with their family before taking a trip into the forest for a cousin’s adventure.

Chapter 3 – Shymon

In this Chapter, Shymon takes Akira and Caiden back in time.

To his entrance in the Academy and through battles alongside the Golden General.

A while back, I responded to this tweet from Camp F.I.R.E., which was a guest post by Rod Rogers, of the blog make money by cleaning offices. The tweet, and my reply, started me thinking about FIRE. The many paths that you might take to get there. The realization that one person’s fire may not be another’s.

5 Day Silent Retreat – What I Learned

August 17, 2020

A silent retreat.

A good idea.

I thought.

I needed a rest, a reboot…

Too much stress at work. At home…

Too much anger and yelling with my family.

I need to be the father my boys deserve.

The Partner that my wife deserves and knows I can become.

I need to change…to do the work…

A silent retreat in Palm Springs practicing mindfulness seemed like it might be the way to achieve that.

As an aside, I would be traveling from Vancouver in early January so a six day weather upgrade wouldn’t hurt.

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