Teaching a Boy the Importance of Doing: A Father’s Practice

My son passed this comment as we headed for his swim class – “I really don’t want to go to swimming, but I’m going to” – as if he wanted me to approve a decision that would avoid his afternoon workout.  I could see he was looking for an out.  No such luck today. IContinue reading “Teaching a Boy the Importance of Doing: A Father’s Practice”

Intention + Offering + Action = Opportunity for Everyone

Recently, Marilyn and I were asked to help a young lady in need of a job.  We contacted a friend that we know in community and a meeting was scheduled.  Four days later, the young lady was working her first training shift. It took about 30 minutes and a little effort and know-how.  The outcome, potentially, could beContinue reading “Intention + Offering + Action = Opportunity for Everyone”

What is your favorite daily ritual?

What is your favorite daily ritual? I think about this question this morning as I write (a new morning ritual for me).  Something I do daily to make my life better. Coffee, a hot cup at dawn, can be such a ritual (and one of my favorites).  Meditation, yoga, walking, writing, exercising, are all ways weContinue reading “What is your favorite daily ritual?”