It’s a Slippery Slope

Last month, I spent 5 days in Maui, Hawaii. I started this blog while sitting on a beach in Kihei watching the waves roll in.  There was a bit of rain making the water shimmer with light and appear iridescent. While the others snorkeled, I was all set to work on client projects, fulfilling a…

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Go Big or Go Home

Be the change you want to see.  This is a great concept but do we actually have the power and self-direction to go forth in the world and make change. Are we ready? And even more so, are we willing?  And to change the world, we may well need to first change ourselves. Whether personal…

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Nice to meet you

Locked in a room with 14 strangers in the mountains of East LA, on the border of San Bernardino … our mission – find the champion within us. No cell service, so internet, just bugs and crickets plus, a random coyote, a tailless lizard and a mouse. Day 1″ begins at 5:30 with dinner followed…

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From Darkness to Light

Over the years I have suffered on and off with depression.  There are/were times it became overwhelming and times it was present, but manageable.  Often I can feel it coming on … sort of a spiraling down effect. If I can recognize it before I get too close to the symbolic drain, I can catch…

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Pushing through Life

Last Friday, I sat in a memorial service for my friend.  The day before, we stood silently as his ashes were locked behind a marble tablet at Mira Mar National Cemetery.  The tablet is currently blank with just a simple piece of paper affixed to it – Thomas A. Turner, Jr.  In 3-4 months, the…

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Breathe God

“Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad;     let the sea resound, and all that is in it. Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them;     let all the trees of the forest sing for joy.”                                     Psalm…

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