I have always enjoyed writing and reading. As a kid, I quite often had my nose buried in a book and my mind, body & soul lost in a story, to the point that often those around me would say things like they hoped there was never a fire because I may be so lost in my book that I wouldn’t notice. I have often wondered if it is my ability to get lost in story that actually may have saved me from the trauma of my youth.Read More
Back in the 80’s I took my very first course in productivity, it was a Franklin Covey course and I had myself a brand-new Franklin Planner to go along with it. As I took each piece of paper that I had scattered around my desk, pinned to a bulletin board or taped on the refrigerator at home and transferred them all into that planner I began to feel lighter, as I dumped all of the things I was trying to remember out of my mind and into that planner I remember thinking that this was a miracle.Read More
Quechua (pronounced keCHwa) is the name given to the language of South American Indians living in the Andean highlands from Ecuador to Bolivia. In Quechua there is a word, Ayni (pronounced Aini). Roughly translated means “today for you, tomorrow for me”. Ayni is the concept of being in reciprocity or what I like to think of as right relationship.
For decades and decades, I found myself chasing one single question, what was my soul’s mission? What was my own reason for being here on earth? I can tell you that that question led me to explore many religious teachings, go on pilgrimages, attend self-development workshops and it led to the purchase of way more books than I would like to admit.Read More
In such a noisy time in the world, when bits and bytes and words are created by the billions in every second of every moment of every day, why start a blog now? The real answer to this question is because I want to. I have found a powerful process in writing and even beyond that, what makes this process more profound is to read my writing to others and have those words witnessed.Read More