Category: Spirituality

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My Answer to War and Violence

Israel – Palestine. Ferguson. Ukraine – Russia. New York. Family home. Workplace. Your neighborhood. The violence perpetrated one to another isn’t as far away as we’d like to imagine. That means it’s not as easy to put ourselves at a safe distance. If you have any connection to social media at all, you’ll see that…
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My Answer to Sadness: Part 1

The death of Robin Williams is upsetting. He had a comedic genius that was unmatched because he was willing to go all the way there for the joke. He needed your laugh. What happens when the laughter outside can’t overwhelm the horror inside? Depression is a real demon for those of us out in front.…
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It’s All Good: What That Really Means

You’ve heard it before: “It’s all good.” What does that really mean? What about a personal tragedy? Injustice? Having something in your grasp and then >>POOF!<< it’s gone? How is any of that all good? It’s not. Not while you’re experiencing it. There is no one who can tell me that this story is “all…
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Why We Need To Appreciate Our Own Aloneness

Interesting perspective on loneliness vs. aloneness: Check out this post on Libertad’s site here: http://wp.me/p2tr13-Ac

Why compare?

Give In To Your Fear

Me and my mom are really close. No one really knows you like your mother. She’s seen me grow and evolve. She’s seen me succeed and she’s seen me fall miserably. Our relationship has grown past mother-daughter into friendship. As least, that’s the lie I try to tell myself. I figured out what a faker…
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Leaving Faith Behind

I’ve talked about faith in the real world. I’m not sure faith is the best word for the experience I think is possible for you. At the time of this post, I’m preparing to host a large-scale fundraising event for one of my favorite organizations. It involves sponsors, artists, performers and filmmakers, social media, speakers…
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Faith in the Real World

If you’re familiar with any spiritual teaching at all, you’ve heard of faith. It’s the substance of religion and spirituality. Why do people who live in the midst of a material and physical world spend time, energy and money in the pursuit of the intangible, and many times, transitory? They have faith. What is faith?…
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Awe and Wonder

Not just for kids…

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The Leadership Killer

I write on leadership because it’s my assertion that anyone can learn the skills to become a leader for a good cause. Not everyone is built for the task. I design events and experiences for all kinds of audiences. I’ve spoken in front of and facilitated experiences for professionals, youth, government officials, private clients and…
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