Love, hope, and wrong turns…

The tightrope between hope and despair is one many of us have walked a time or two in the search for love….so I thought a few words on the subject might be due. If you’ve ever hoped for something in love one minute, but found yourself wanting to throw in the towel the next, thenContinue reading “Love, hope, and wrong turns…”

The Season for New Life…

This is the season for new life. It does not come about without death, loss, and letting go….and embracing change and what’s to come. The gardener does not fret over last year’s bounty or famine, but sows the seeds for new growth and welcomes each leaf as it unfolds.

Lessons Learned: The 12 Most Significant Growth-Inducing Realizations of my Life (in the last 12 years)…

Like most people, I’ve learned many valuable lessons over the course of my life…..assimilating them into my world view until the memory of when and how I learned them was lost and it seemed there was never a time before when I hadn’t known their truths. But that’s not yet the case with the lessonsContinue reading “Lessons Learned: The 12 Most Significant Growth-Inducing Realizations of my Life (in the last 12 years)…”

Two weeks in glorious hell and back…

Two weeks ago, I was spending my last days in a cheap smelly Michigan motel room looking forward to the conclusion of one of the most growth-inducing experiences of my life. A little over a week before that, I was sitting alone in the same room wondering what happened. I had left my friends’ houseContinue reading “Two weeks in glorious hell and back…”

10 Practices for the New Year…

If you’ve ever wanted to change your life or a specific element of your life, whether it be your relationship, job, health, or finances, then you know that real change is almost never easy.  So, what do you do?  What factors are holding you back and how do you overcome them to make the shift? Continue reading “10 Practices for the New Year…”