Teaching from an old wound will never allow you a new adventure

When I was a child, I use to advertise my wounds, like a badge of honour. I would show my friends a bruise or a scrape and if I had a cut, I would peel back the plaster so they could see it. Sometimes I would touch it, and I’d be fine, but once someoneContinue reading “Teaching from an old wound will never allow you a new adventure”

You Haven’t Opened All Your Gifts Yet!

I pluck inspiration from various places…I open books randomly…read whatever paragraph my finger points to and determine how I can apply what I’ve read to my life. I saw this suggestion recently from Paul Myers and tried it a few times. It’s like a mini adventure: “Take any two books off your shelf at random.Continue reading “You Haven’t Opened All Your Gifts Yet!”

Sharing the gift of a connection

Recently at the launch of A World of Possibilities I met a young woman who sent this to me today. It was a perfect message in every way. I was reminded how short life is and how important it was for me to make the best use of my time and energy here on earthContinue reading “Sharing the gift of a connection”

If you really knew me…

Popular folks have a hard time keeping their “dark” sides to themselves. Everything that happens in their lives is “news”. And today, with all the social media leveraging, and devices that make it easier to have the Internet in the palms of our hands – “news” spreads FAST! Robert Downy Jr., Whitney Houston, Tiger WoodsContinue reading “If you really knew me…”

Change is difficult – step or otherwise

There’s something to be said about persistence. There’s something to be said about having a good support system in place particularly when you embark on an unfamiliar journey. Kinda reminds me of the song “How Do You Keep The Music Playing” made popular by James Ingram and Patti Austin in the ’80s. “How do youContinue reading “Change is difficult – step or otherwise”