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...]

Leading from the Heart

Who doesn’t remember the expression, “a child should be seen and not heard!” What a potent and suppressive statement this is for a child to receive. It’s no wonder that so many adults have lived a life of devout seriousness, largely void of joyful expression and playfulness. Our society has been deeply steeped in an unspoken agreement telling us that in order to reach our goals and be successful, we must be seriously focused and (at times) heartless.Fortunately, more and more of us are choosi … [Read more...]