Heritage

I had intended to follow-up my last blog post on “Transformation” with a blog on “Purpose.”  Instead, I am taking a little ‘detour’ because of an experience last week.  In some ways, it is a perfect segue from transformation to purpose.  I hope you agree. Last week I...

The Power of Stopping

We are conditioned to think mostly about what we should be ‘doing.’  Certainly, most jobs reward based on what we do.  I understand this.  I have found over time that there is a subtler, and often more powerful, action that is of more value – the act of stopping...

Creating Memories

I received a very cool gift from my daughter for Christmas this year.  I’ll get to that in a minute. Now that I am a grandparent, I realize even more how much effort is involved in being a parent of young children.  With both parents working there are always...

The Christmas Letter

Raise your hand if your family sends out a Christmas/Holiday letter?  Wow, that’s what I thought, about 10% of you.  This is a bigger crisis than I thought.  I’m being a little facetious, but read on and you will understand. For more than 20 years, I have continued a...

Be Still and Know

For the last month or so I have sensed that I didn’t feel quite ‘centered.’  When that occurs for any length of time, I will reflect on what my ‘habit(s)’ of care have been for my Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Spiritual (PIES) energy centers.  To do my...

Seriously, what were we thinking?

I saw the heartbreak in my neighbor’s eyes as she shared that her marriage of over three decades was ending.  It’s a hurt that will always be there.  I also heard of a work place romance that went south, and the people that were hurt, and the financial risk that was...