29 Nov

Living in Gratitude

Life is such a mixed bag. As Forrest Gump’s mother would say, “You never know what you’re going to get.” Life provides endless opportunities to choose, so much so, that I believe that choosing is truly what life is about. We make some of our choices with influence from...
30 Sep

The Hurdles of Life

Think of all we could accomplish if we didn't encounter obstacles in the pursuit of our dreams. We humans are creative -- gifted in so many ways -- to the benefit of self, benefit of others, benefit of the planet. And yet, in direct opposition to those gifts are...
25 May

The Power of Choice

When it comes to getting through divorce or other significant life transition the ability to choose is your greatest asset.  It may seem like you've been handed one lone outcome.  It may seem as though you have no choices, but with a little exploration you can discover the fork...
02 May

The Spirit of Letting Go

I've had a number of conversations recently with people who are aware that life as we have known it is changing. Our long-standing institutions like banking, finance, energy acquisition, government programs, disease care, and others who are unwilling or unable to bend with the winds of change are...
02 Mar

To Dream or Not to Dream

I gain a lot of personal insights as I write this newsletter. What I’ve recently learned has allowed me to put the whip down and let myself just BE a little bit instead of always DOing. I feel just a little slothful but ultimately it’s like a...
05 Jan

A New Year

There it stands. Gleaming. Mysterious. The doorway to 2011. On the other side of the door your life in 2011, awaits. On the other side of the door your future self, You in 2011, is waiting to greet you. You approach the door...
14 Aug

The Inner Parent

We humans have a whole team of parts, voices, possible ways of being available to us. Awareness of those possibilities is key to choosing appropriate behavior for a given situation. Who gets to be in charge?...