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Silver Lining

It is with love and compassion that my heart goes out to all those who are suffering from the COVID-19 virus; people who have lost loved ones to the pandemic; courageous souls offering essential services to care for the sick, keep food coming, and keep our world in motion; and the many volunteers and Earth…

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Striving, Grasping…and Peace

The American culture is predicated on striving. Striving to reach the next highest level of achievement. Striving to make more money. Striving to buy a home. Striving to be a better you. Striving to have the perfect relationship. Striving to be the perfect worker, boss, mother, father, brother, sister, etc. If we keep wanting, grasping,…

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Everything You Want Is Downstream

There are a number of variations of the River of Life parable, used in religious teachings, life coaching, business trainings, etc.—all didactic in nature, illustrating an instructive lesson or principle. I find the essence of this parable especially insightful, not only on a personal level, but in my work as a leadership consultant. Here is…