The Power of Patience

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When I was 7 years old I made a trip to England to meet my grandparents on my fathers side for the first time. It was a special trip for many reasons, including meeting my friend Tom Spriggs. Tom was a trusted neighbor and friend of my grandparents. He and his wife were the first […]

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Faith Unencumbered by Belief – Possible?

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i awoke scared today of thoughts and what-if’s. that list of things that keeps us lonely even amongst friends.   i pondered faith today, wondering where and how it begins, each time in life in each of us in me.   it’s been said that faith begins where philosophy ends. if this is true, then […]

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When Marketing Takes Priority Over Essence Who Loses?

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The meaning of un-extraordinary might be a breakfast sandwich that fills a hole in your stomach and costs $5 at a place more commonly known for its customizable “coffee.” This breakfast sandwich looked delicious, with a thick slice of Canadian bacon, scrambled egg and a layer of graded cheddar cheese between two slices of fresh baked […]

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A Certain Kind of Dialogue

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I happened upon the late physicist and author, David Bohm while conducting research for my Master’s thesis. Bohm wrote a ground breaking book called, Wholeness and the Implicate Order in which he introduced his interpretation of Quantum Physics. His writing about the nature of life at the sub-atomic level was lyrical but concrete, rational but […]

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15 Ways to Avoid Extremist Thinking as a Leader

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About a year ago I read a post on LinkedIn about Leadership that included a list of what makes a good leader. The author was a CEO of a big company. The list struck me as so black and white that at first I thought it was a joke then I realized that it was […]

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On Change – An Excerpt from Rumi

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I had a difficult weekend. Still grieving the premature loss of my father months ago, I suppose. After wrestling alone most of yesterday, I found a gentle place. And then a friend sent me this excerpt from Rumi. Try not to resist the changes that come your way. Instead let life live through you. And […]

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