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The Politics of Power

This past weekend, good friends listened to me ranting about political parties that feel they can only succeed with “majority rule”, and using such rationale

No Point of View In All Relations

In my youth, critical thinking was highly valued as the primary skill of a problem solver. Of course, in the western worldview of North America,


Real intimacy is only possible to the degree that we can be honest about what we are doing and feeling.  Joyce Brothers How would you

The Critical Path to Foundation, Flow and Freedom — Part IV: Creative Expression

Several weeks back, I began writing this four-part series in an attempt to describe a critical path for expanding one’s creative and spiritual growth.  Over many years of personal research, my experiences taught me that creativity and spirituality are intimately interwoven.  In fact, I often wonder if we are using two different words to describe the same “way of being.”   This series of blogs dabbles at demystifying our human “being-ness” by outlining four foundational pillars that liberate creativity — awareness, deep-felt experience, deep collaboration and finally, this blog’s topic, creative expression.

Turf to Trust — Co-creating an “I to We” Shift

Image 2115105 © Andrey Semenov | Dreamstime.com In light of what I view as fear-based American politics and propaganda, apparently, the emotional war between the ego’s desire for turf

Complex Priorities Demand Simple Discernment 

When priorities appear to compete with each other for moral high ground and resources, how do we process these complex challenges into meaningful decisions? Complex

Relationships — Are Yours Push or Pull?

I am currently doing two things I really love — reinventing myself and collaborating with a like-spirited person.  Over the past eight months, my dear

Leadership — What the Past Can Teach Us

Whether personally or in business, January is a month for reflecting on the past and renewing commitments that move us forward on our chosen life