As I prepared my first cup of tea this morning, the ritual of it all made me pause.
I prefer Japanese Matcha, the preparation of which was developed ages ago as a transformative ritual incorporating the principles of wabi and sabi. Wabi representsRead more »
Life has a way of interfering with itself, and any event (wedding, move, illness, loss, whatever) has the power, should we grant it, to sidetrack us right out of the game.
Such was the case when I sold our family houseRead more »
You probably know by now that I love to write—not just books but articles, comments, blogs and so forth. It stands to reason that the more you write, the more you get read. That’s the point. And if you areRead more »
Years ago I was mentored by a seriously dynamic, outwardly successful, motivated person whom I deeply respected.
He used to tell me, “If you want to be smart, hang out with dumb people. If you want to be tall, hang outRead more »
I was inspired today by this graphic from http://www.peacelovefree.com/. The woman who wrote these words has a name, but good luck finding it on her website. Instead, visit and be moved.
Her words are apropos to starting a new year, fresh, withRead more »
Without getting political, I’d like to talk about yesterday’s election.
On the surface, I may appear partisan, but what I really am is an evangelist for people joining together for the betterment of humanity.
To the uber-capitalists, I sound naive. But toRead more »
I’m in Vegas at Rick Frishman’s Author 101 University with 500 other like-minded individuals.
We all have a common thread—we’re authors and thought leaders with important messages to spread. And we need each other to accomplish that.
Seminars are the college courseRead more »