Not long ago I wrote a blog about being polyamorous by nature, though not about women because I have always been monogamous about the the world and my life in it. Then, in a recent note to a long-time friend, I had a series of realizations come together that finally explains myself to myself.Read More
Seeing True™ is a moment of epiphany that is so pronounced that subsequent changes in direction or behavior are dramatically altered for the better. The Greeks called this “metanoia,” which means "change of mind," though it might translate better today as “a profound change of heart.” In the Seeing True framework, we focus on transformation as the desired result, and forgiveness and relationships as the spaces in which we practice.
Listen to my interview with Soy about what happens when you hit rock bottom. I consider this one of my favorite topics because I have quite a bit of experience with my own life and in working with others to use a bottom to propel us into growth. It's not easy, but it is remarkable.Read More
Each of us has our own mythology. Sometimes it is true, sometimes it proves to be unfounded. In the latter case are all the notions we hold about the things for which we believe we can claim credit. Yet when we explore deeply, can we really say we are self-made? Can we really claim credit?Read More
One of my favorite quotes comes from Terry Tempest Williams, which states, “Finding beauty in a broken world is creating beauty in the world we find.” What she suggests is much like what we discuss with Seeing True, that in order to see the beauty in the world, we must change our perspective and open our eyes to the extraordinary things going on around us and to us.Read More
The only question that seems to matter is whether or not we are content with who and where we are. If we’re satisfied, or for some reason unable or unwilling to press forward with inward development, there’s nothing to be done.
If we are discontented, we apparently must proceed.Read More
Everywhere I looked I saw her artistry. Landscapes had been painted on the riser of each stair. Flowers adorned pots, pans and a teakettle. There were paintings hanging and some were painted directly on walls. The space in which she lived was a shrine of its kind, not to the artist, rather to the expression.Read More
"Since life and our lives are dynamic and in flux, we need to have a good look at our beliefs. Most of us come from the perspective that we should not be disturbed, that life should not disrupt us or our plans. We are apparently deeply conditioned to think that everything should somehow be orderly.Read More