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The absolute must-do right now: Curate your intake

“In the perspective of infinity, our differences are infinitesimal. We are intimately related. May we never even pretend that we are not.”– Mr. Fred Rogers For the next six weeks, I’m participating in a Laddership Pod with 175-some people from 19 countries. Every day, we read a selected reading and then reflect on what it […]

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What would a being of light do today?

“If we only knew deeply, absolutely, that our smallest act, our smallest thought, has such far-reaching effects; setting forces in motion; reaching out to the galaxy; how carefully we would act and speak and think. How precious life would become in its integral oneness.”–Irina Tweedie       So let me guess. The question I posed in today’s […]

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Escape from the trance

“To save the planet, we don’t need technological breakthroughs or vast amounts of capital. Essentially, we need a radical change in our thinking and behavior.” – Rob Hopkins German mystic Meister Eckhart said, “God is at home. It is we who have gone out for a walk.” Because we are distracted by a long litany […]

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Who’s on your board of directors?

“Your creator is itching to contact you.” – George Washington Carver One of my first books, commissioned by a national seminar company, was about mentoring — how to be one, how to find one.  SkillPath, the company that hired me to write it, sold it at the seminars they trotted around the country giving. Upon […]

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Monday’s Miracle Manifesto

“Give of yourself as freely as you possibly can to eliminate the darkness.”—Tituss Burgess  Good morning, merry miracle makers.  Thought I’d take a moment to share a miracle story that recently came my way. It’s from Tituss Burgess, the Emmy-nominated singer/actor who plays Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s gay, out-of-work roommate.  I became interested in him because […]

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The sky’s the beginning

“I am frightened and I am fearless. I am weak and I am a warrior. I am uncertain and I am confident. And by learning to embrace the paradox in all of it, I am more myself.”—Alicia Keys So I read an incredibly inspiring book this weekend. And, no, it wasn’t published by Hay House […]

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The whole breath and nothing but the breath

“He who half breathes, half lives.”—Ancient Eastern proverb So I hear there’s a new bestseller about the power of breathing. Written by James Nestor, it’s called Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art. I’ve ordered it and am looking forward to reading it, but, from what I can tell, it echoes much of the […]

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Fall in love with the world you can’t even see yet

“Perceptual bias affects nut jobs and scientists alike.”—Martha Beck India won its freedom from British colonial rule in 1947. Mahatma Gandhi, who led the nonviolent battle, used to say, “India will be independent as soon as its people can see it in their own minds.” In other words, they had to focus not on what […]

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Money? Who needs money?

“I cannot afford to waste my time making money.”–Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz I’m speaking tomorrow at Marc Allen’s Summer Writing Workshop.  To prepare, I re-read my 2017 book, Art & Soul, Reloaded. It was Taz’s favorite of my 20 books and, in fact, I dedicated it to: “Taz, the most creative person I know.” One […]

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This could be the best day of your life

“Miracles happen all the time. People just fail to notice them.”–Lorna Byrne Happy Friday, miracle investigators. I trust you’re still enjoying daily miracles. Thought I’d pop by today with this excerpt from my book, Thank & Grow Rich: a 30-Day Experiment in Shameless Gratitude and Unabashed Joy. Needless to say, it means even more to […]

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