Every person has multiple facets and personalities. Being true to different parts of ourselves allows us to accept more of our selves and give us greater insight into how we can achieve the goals we set and some of the patterns in our lives.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.
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
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
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
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
There is an ancient Hindu story that the peacock derives its brilliant plumage from its consumption of poison. It’s said that this ability to transform poison into nourishment yields extraordinary beauty as well as a proper kind of pride.Read More