Thanks for Noticing Me

The Coach is In… ““If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves”  – Thomas Edison Thanks for Noticing Me If you have spent any time with A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh you are familiar with the main characters that occupy...

Faster…Faster…Faster…or Not

The Coach is In… “The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.”  – Mark Twain Faster…Faster…Faster…or Not As I recall, it was the late 80’s and I was teaching a high school Sunday school class. We were...

The Me I Want To Be

The Coach is In… “If ever there were a true “just as I am” church, if ever there were a community where everybody could bring all their baggage and brokenness with them without neat and tidy happy endings quite yet, if ever there was a group where everyone was loved...

Is How You Are Living Working?

“The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.” – Elbert Hubbard Is What You Are Doing Getting You What You Want? I’ve been curious about this question since I began coaching 14 years ago. Often, the conversations start with what was...

Harvesting – Part Two

“Wisdom is the art of living in rhythm with your soul, your life, the devine.” Fr. John O’Donohue As I mentioned last time, I took a detour from ‘harvesting’ to write about the events of the past several weeks. This time, I stood at the crossroads of whether to...

Harvesting – Part One

Harvesting – Part One “Natural Wisdom seems to suggest that the way you are toward your life is the way that your life will be toward you.” Fr. John O’Donohue Father John O’Donohue was described to me as a “very” Irish priest. That was the opening line my friend used...

Courage

Courage and Leadership “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” –Winston Churchill From time to time different things will enter my brain as possible topics to write about. For the past couple of weeks I...

Leaving Familiar Ground Part 2

Welcome back. It has been another two weeks of Sheltering in Place. Another two weeks of quarantine and watching the numbers from the COVID-19 rise. Another two weeks of figuring the best ways of coping. I have seen a number of positive things of how people are coping...