What If Today Were It?

Not in a gruesome or fatalistic way, how would you see and experience this day if you knew it were to be your last day on earth?  I imagine you’d see, feel and experience everything in a heightened sense of gratitude and appreciation. Perhaps you’d look at the billowing clouds and the rich blue sky and be moved to tears at their ever-changing beauty. Or fully feel the expansive sense of wonder of a child as she looks into your eyes as she and her mother walk past you on a busy street. Perhaps all … [Read more...]

Living Above the Clouds

It’s such a privilege to live in an historical time where living a life of freedom is becoming more prevalent throughout the world. In Western culture, it’s become common that many of us take the act of freedom for granted, but in terms of human history, we’ve been living free lives for such a short period of time…just a blink of the evolutionary eye. Given how recently we’ve acquired this precious gift, one would think that we’d hold this unalienable right in deep gratitude and cherish our abili … [Read more...]

Bold Humility

Often, when we think of a humble person, a quiet, kind and selfless image comes to mind. The Random House Dictionary’s definitions of Humble are:·         Not proud or arrogant. ·         Feeling insignificant, inferior or subservient. ·         Low in rank, position or status. ·         Courteously respectful.   ·         To destroy the independence, power, or pride of. ·         To lower in rank, position or status.Few of these definitions sound like leadership qualiti … [Read more...]