Being stewards for our children

“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.” ~ Kahlil Gibran This week, my husband and I had our...

What does it take to be a moral leader?

Can you imagine being part of a community that experienced a shocking tragedy? Can you fathom the emotions you would feel knowing that one person was the perpetrator of the events? Now, can you see yourself including this person in a memorial to the victims of the...

Ring in love this holiday season (or anytime)

Below are six ways for you to cultivate love. You don’t have to hoard them for holiday use. They’re great for everyday wear and share. Some focus more on giving love, some more on receiving love. Regardless, they are simple techniques that you can use to create an...

Get grateful

In one of the workshops I lead, we have an exercise where each person lists the blessings in their life. When they finish writing, I ask them to sit quietly, reflecting on their fortune. It is a powerful experience that they really enjoy. Below I offer several...

How to succeed in the game of life

Are you playing 100% in your life game, engaging yourself fully, giving it everything you’ve got? Or have you settled into a seat on the bench, put a towel over your head and bowed out? If you’re like most people, you’re probably giving only part of yourself to the...

Your attitude determines your results

Most people seem to think that their problems are someone else’s fault and that creating the life they want for themselves is dependent on other people (or other situations) being different than they are. Such thinking is simply wrong, false, faulty, and...