The Million-Dollar Question About Grief

How do we give back to grief when it shattered life as we knew it? The concept of survivors giving back is common in many support systems and organizations. Those that have found a way through to the other side return to support and encourage those still struggling. Thankfully there are many individuals and organizations … Continue reading The Million-Dollar Question About Grief

I Believe in The Human Heart

What do we do when we see it coming at us too fast to escape, too strong to fight against? Death, illness, trauma or tragedy. Those things that bring us to our knees in prayer or in weakness, but leveled, hurting, imploding. Human. When we can’t hide the wail behind our walls of sanity, when … Continue reading I Believe in The Human Heart

Plan A

Somewhere in my teens or 20s I missed the turn sign that announced: You are now leaving your Plan A life and heading for Plan B. Who knew the path back to Plan A would be so hard to find, be the journey of a lifetime, a pilgrimage into the heart that would deliver me, … Continue reading Plan A

Soul Work

To get right to the point, Why are you here? Let’s put our learned answers aside for a moment because I’m interested in your answer, not something you learned from a doctrine or a book or an authority figure. And I’m not even that interested in your answer. I’m interested in your asking the question … Continue reading Soul Work

Rewriting The Story of More

This month I had to choose between my life and my livelihood. The details don't matter anymore, but in the end I had to choose between keeping a job that would require me to work 50 to 60 hours a week or losing that job. I chose my life over my livelihood because if I fast-forward … Continue reading Rewriting The Story of More

A New Year’s Resolution

As this year is winding down the phrase New Year’s Resolution has been skipping through my mind. It occurred to me that there is one approach to new year’s resolutions that most of us don’t take. That being to adjust our resolution. Not as in I resolve to be healthier. Resolution as in the ability … Continue reading A New Year’s Resolution

3 Ways to Redefine Your Relationship with Failure

Have you ever heard anyone praise failing? What a great job you did failing! I wish I could fail like that. Or, I heard you failed, congratulations! Failure and me have a long and troubled relationship. I keep trying to ditch it and it keeps chasing me. It makes me feel less than and not … Continue reading 3 Ways to Redefine Your Relationship with Failure

The Secret to Staying Free

My chiropractor once shared with me that he took part in a study that observed what happened to the bones after a chiropractic adjustment. What he saw was that 30 minutes after being adjusted the muscles pulled the bones back into their old, incorrect spot. Then 30 minutes later the muscles moved the bones back … Continue reading The Secret to Staying Free

4 Ways to Be More Authentic

"At that moment we are feverish but also porous, so that the slightest touch makes us quiver to the depths of our being."-Albert Camus I feel porous lately. Life is sinking in, not just rolling off of me as I rush through it. I don’t want to lose that porousness. I want to soak up … Continue reading 4 Ways to Be More Authentic