Competition is like a Jazz Band

Fellow Creatives, We have to rethink competition. We have to stop comparing ourselves to others in unhealthy ways. It’s only beneficial to look at another’s gifts in genuine admiration. Void…

Little things that steal your joy.

1. People’s opinions, and a need to live within the confines of them. Your actions are you own. Liberate yourself from others’ thoughts of you. 2. Living in your head, and…

Mama, why didn’t I listen to you?

I wasn’t kind. My words cut people. And I neglected others’ feelings. And I stopped sharing myself, my goodness. I didn’t forgive. I closed up my kindness as a defense. I…

Who is the Genius?

The genius is one who, above all common knowledge, knows herself the most. Beyond any information taught in a book, she understands her place in this world. She understands her…

Avoiding Voluntary Death

Back when I worked my corporate job, I used to die at least twice a month. These weren’t big, unexpected deaths. They were little slow, continual deaths. Drawn out over…

Gifting Our Gifts

Give yourself as a gift to the world. When you act abundantly and are expending your energy in the right places, you will be abundant. You will be a fountain,…

Genesis

I remember the very beginning. Before, “Let there be Brandon B. Keith’s book.” I remember living in Chicago. Working a job so monotonous and unchallenging, I wrote a fiction novel during…

why i bought costa rica, sight unseen

As I stepped outside of the airport, I felt like a celebrity; onlookers stared, cameras flashed, calls abound, “A taxi for you sir?” “Where are you going? Do you know?”…

be abundant creators

If you’re a creator, it’s important that you not hoard your givings. Practice abundance. I, like many of us, must practice my own advice. This means pouring all that we…