Renew your mind: Thinking your way into a fantastic future.


Every one of us is born gifted.  Each gift is unique and the distribution  is both balanced and fair. But, our minds get in the way of using them. If you think about it, as we thinking folk invariably do, there's a hefty number of reasons to convince yourself to accept stuff that isn't true: …

Just when you think it doesn’t get any better…


What a morning.  What a day. It's not even noon and it's been wildly eventful.  Hopefully a little trip down my memory lane will add some perspective, inspiration even as you go about your day. Every year, on this date, when the love of my life asked me to be his, it's like the universe …

The purposeful path: I want the knife (Remembering The Golden Child)


We're all alive for a reason.  There is a purpose for each and every one of us. When you figure out what your purpose is, the world shifts.  It's particularly fun if you happen to be say, thirty years into the living game before you figure this out. All of a sudden, stuff gets snatched …

Share the good stuff: Own your impact by reflecting goodness.


I haven't written in a while.  Usually stuff just pours out of me. Stuff.  Recently stuff has been very quiet inside.  Silenced stuff that didn't seem relevant or worthy. Well. We are always worthy.  Last year a really challenging season showed me I didn't like writing about stuff that wasn't happy.  I sucked it up …

Smeagol or Gollum: 5 Steps to overcome self-doubt.


I recently, finally, watched The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and was struck by the symbolism of the tormented character of Smeagol and Gollum.  Physically, mentally, and spiritually this is a man who gave in once to darkness, became addicted to it, and wasted away, his very identity shattered in a desperate attempt to protect …