Jiminy Cricket, that iconic Disney character, once said to “Let your conscious be your guide.” Who knew one could hear such mystical wisdom from a cricket? Yet the natural world is filled with powerful analogies that are like living metaphors. One of our favorites is the sunflower with its mysterious and remarkable capacity for following the sun. Listen to learn more about how to use that idea like a mantra. And let the light of life be your guide.
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.
The power of our influence is always at work, even when we don’t realize it, and whether that influence is positive or negative. In those moments, teaching occurs when the teacher isn’t even teaching.Read More
If it’s not the overwhelming work environments that are increasingly common, it’s the growing clamors of the world and its people, or the rising levels of conflict. Many seek escape, which certainly holds out a kind of promise, though invariably it will fail us. There is actually no escape from the world or even ourselves.Read More
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