Young

When I was younger I would gleefully leave my marks on paper or any surface I could find. I didn’t care of my drawings were perfect. I just loved how I felt when I was drawing. I felt happy, energized and alive. Though as I grew older, I found myself comparing my drawings and myself…

Thought of the Day

Johnny The Bagger from ServiceSpace on Vimeo. This heart touching video reminded me that it is the seemingly small actions that we make that can make the biggest difference in our lives and the lives of others. This video tells the story about Johnny and how his heart felt desire to make a difference changed…

Big Tree

Today I want to talk about Tsunamis, not in the literal sense, but in the metaphorical sense.  What am I talking about? To me a tsunami is an unexpected large force of energy that our system is not expecting and may have difficulty handling. A metaphorical tsunami may look like an out of control virus,…

Generosity

  Video from KarmaTube What if our institutions and organizations catered to our deeper motivations and inner callings? What if we were encouraged to approached life from the concept of Giftivism: the practice of radically generous acts that change the world. This inspiring video explores what the world might look like if we designed it…

Enough

Several years ago when I was having lunch with my friend Barbara she began talking about how she didn’t feel like she was enough or what she had to offer the world was enough. At first I was startled because what she was saying didn’t fit with my experience of her at all, but instead…

Healing

When my daughter was about seven months old her father was injured on the job and I had to take on the role of primary breadwinner. This single event changed me, and my whole life. It pushed me out of my comfort zone and forced me to grow and change in ways I hadn’t before.…