Have you ever believed something – really deeply believed – only to find that in reality, what you believed in simply wasn’t true or relevant. Or came to find that that belief no longer served you. We are born into constructs (aka beliefs) through our family, friends, and community. As children, we are filledContinue reading “Can We Change Our Beliefs?”
I believe the more we come together to discuss what troubles us, in a civil manner, the better for all. But when we make decisions based on “beliefs”, versus real personal experience/knowledge or a viable eminent threat, we tread down a rabbit hole…quickly.
Have you ever seen a hummingbird fly by? It reminds me of how I move through the world at times. In other words, moving too fast to be able to enjoy the finite moments in life. For example, my son recently came to visit me for 30 days. He arrived July 31st. We had aContinue reading “Do we miss opportunities and openings because we are moving too fast?”
I just spent a long weekend in Boulder, CO. Reflecting on all of the interactions I had, I had the following awareness last night: How do we do ourselves fully and bravely – regardless of our fears of the outcome? I met with and spent time around a good number of people that were newContinue reading “On Hold”
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”
I wrote this piece two summers ago, in response to the shootings in Charleston, SC. Two days post election and the talk of race and equality (or inequality) are once again front and center. Our country is divided and frustrated. I wanted to republish this piece because I feel the core message is as importantContinue reading “What I do to you, I do to myself”
This blog site is for anyone looking to appreciate the things they have (i.e. friends, family, children, health, life itself). I today was appreciating my relationship to my partner of four and 1/2 years. How we communicate, share, reveal and presence (as in being present for) ourselves with one another. Wasn’t always this way, butContinue reading “Welcome to my world…”