Just a few weeks ago my newest book was released. Progressive Recovery through the Twelve Steps: Emotionally Sober for Life turns out to be a capstone to my life; not just as a recovering alcoholic, but as a guy who has been called to the Spirit for the whole of my life.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.
There is a long-standing debate in Buddhism about whether the source of enlightenment comes from our efforts, or from beyond them. Shapiro proposes a non-dualistic perspective. Maybe it is both.Read More
In thirty years of facilitating change with leaders and clients, I've heard a phrase, "There's an elephant in the room." over and over again. This phrase means that we're not talking about something important, which is often the truth; yet, even once acknowledged, dealing with an elephant is a complicated and sometimes confounding matter.Read More
When we accept all the things and ways that appear to be impervious to our ability to change them, there comes a deep grounding which some would call humility. In that moment, we really can see what we can and cannot do.Read More
A friend and professional acquaintance, who knows a lot about all the spaces in which I play, asked me for some assistance. She was getting ready to lead a yoga study group through some new and untried material when she asked me, “What’s the formula for transcendence?”Read More