Risk & Gratitude

Risk & Gratitude

It’s American Thanksgiving, so it seems timely to write about gratitude, and I’d like to consider an aspect of gratitude that is only recently surfacing in my own exploration. There is now plenty of research and anecdotal evidence to tell us that we are...
The Art & Practice of Self-Reflection

The Art & Practice of Self-Reflection

“There is one art of which man should be master, the art of reflection.” Samuel Taylor Coleridge The Quarterly Theological Review and Ecclesiastical Record 1826 I recently put myself into a year long developmental program.  On the first morning,...
Re-Examination

Re-Examination

It’s fall.  That glorious, colorful movement into rejuvenation time.  The time to reflect, reassess, and examine our lives. While these activities can happen at any time – winter, spring, summer or fall – why not use nature’s natural rhythm to...
5 Questions for Creating Intentions

5 Questions for Creating Intentions

“When you left the house today, you had the intention of putting clothes on and you did. You didn’t try to put your pants on today. You simply put them on. The same has to hold for all of our intentions…We make the intention, and we act on it.”...