Street lamp

Turn on the television to watch 7 minutes of the local news. Pick up a news paper, scroll the feed and you see it. Turn on the radio, read a tweet and it is there. Listen at the water cooler or in line at Starbucks the chatter fills your ears. It is at the lineContinue reading “Street lamp”

I Object!

The events of the day made me feel very thankful. It is our experiences in life that bring us the most meaning. Life can be a struggle even feel like you are suffering sometimes. It feels like you will never make traction on achieving your goals. It can even feel like the world is workingContinue reading “I Object!”

As you are.

It is Interesting thinking about relationships in your life and how they work. Hard to imagine life without them they are the center of meaning in your life most of the time. Yet other times they also can be the center of everything that causes you pain. It is really hard to understand them especiallyContinue reading “As you are.”

Bad peace

As I watch the world around me I can’t help but think how blessed Diane, Josh and my family are today. In the landscape of the horrible Paris attacks by ISIS it is almost impossible to wrap your head around 128 people dead in your city. We were out last night for dinner with friends.  TheContinue reading “Bad peace”

Who am I?

There have been several people in my life lately who have dug deep trying to understand where they were in life. Many questions emerged during the conversations. Some of the same questions seemed to come up in each conversation. People felt like they had not achieved their purpose in life. Some people talked about beingContinue reading “Who am I?”

Peace of mind

Close your eyes and think for a minute in total silence of the most peaceful place in your home. You can do it go ahead now Imagine that place in your head. Remember every inch of it. The smell of the place maybe how it looks. Describe it with your feelings. How does that placeContinue reading “Peace of mind”

Str8 dope

There have been a number of events that have happened lately that made me think about how often we dance around what we really are feeling. Sometimes in situations we are so afraid  to speak the truth the entire relationship becomes fake. Funny thing is this fear of truth becomes paradoxical. We are so worried that theContinue reading “Str8 dope”

Past, present and future

Traveled to Vermont this weekend to teach at the University. My first time in Vermont yet it felt like home. Being there at the end of Fall seeing the hue of leaves on the trees or as a carpet on the ground was breath-taking. The opportunity to work with  graduate school students is always a richContinue reading “Past, present and future”