Before and After

Everything in my life lately has boiled down to before and after. Before my Father died in December and after. It’s not that I’m a different person now, though I am. It’s not that this was a seminal event in my life, though it was. I find that my mental and emotional landscape has changed. […]

Lessons on Living from Whitney Houston

Yesterday Whitney Houston died. No matter what the investigators say people will have their opinions. Of course I have mine but not about how she died. My opinions are about what I learned from her living. They are simple: Treasure Your Talents: Each of us has a unique talent that we do better than anyone […]

Steps for Higher Action – Lessons Learned from the Arizona Shootings

“We are reminded that in the fleeting time we have on this earth what matters is not wealth or status or power or fame but rather how well have we loved and what small part we have played in making the lives of other people better.”  Pres. Barack Obama at the Arizona shooting victim’s memorial. […]