Letters from The Mentor

Letter 058: Further Up, Further In
Greetings, hero! Where to next? That’s a question that’s haunted me my entire life. It’s followed me through each twist and every turn my adventures have taken. It shows up on the good days, when I’m trying to figure out...
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Letter 049:  What you are becoming
Greetings, hero! I don’t know the exact nature of your current circumstances, but I can make a pretty good educated guess: you are busy. Your list of to-dos and responsibilities probably stretches well beyond the length of your day and...
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Letter 044: You've Got to Be Kind
Greetings, hero! I often am asked, what makes a hero? What are the key elements that make someone ready to face a dangerous path and accomplish something truly heroic? Today, I want to answer that question. What makes a hero?...
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Letter 043: Half of Everything
Greetings, hero! I will admit—this is probably the 5th opening line to this letter I’ve tried. It’s a constant struggle, one that feels especially hard today. Writing is always hard work, in part because I hate half of what I...
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Letter 040: I can believe anything
Greetings, hero! Now I know many of you don’t love being addressed as 'hero'. And the critical reader might ask, if these letters are addressed to multiple people, can you really mean hero? Can you really believe that everyone is...
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