Monthly Archives: September 2011

Give Yourself Permission to Embrace Life’s Mysteries

“The hearts of little children are pure; therefore, The Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss.”                                                                                                               –Black Elk I am in the process of writing a talk, “Embracing the Great Mysterious—Change.”  The “Great Mysterious” is … Continue reading

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Awarded The Medal of Honor, A Mighty yet Humble Act of Compassion Is Remembered

As you probably know, last week President Obama awarded The Congressional Medal of Honor to former Marine Sergeant Dakota Meyer for saving 13 U.S. and 23 Afghan soldiers during an intense fire fight in 2009.  That day, Sgt. Meyer realized that … Continue reading

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Don’t Postpone Seeking Life’s Joys

Yo-Yo Ma is rightly considered one of the world’s greatest living cellists — an icon in the world of classical music.  But have you ever studied his fingers?  Naturally, if you have seen him perform, you are drawn to how … Continue reading

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9-11 – The Day the Line Between Good and Evil Was Drawn

One month after  9-11, I wrote a letter to friends about the attack. The letter appears in my book Humanity at Work: Encouraging Spirit, Achievement and Truth to Flourish in the Workplace (Chapel Hill Press 2008).  It is re-printed below. … Continue reading

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Miracle in the Canyon

During our recent travels my wife, Jean, and I visited Bryce Canyon National Park.  We decided to hike part of the canyon and after descending to the canyon floor we found ourselves on a path that led us through a … Continue reading

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Are you sliding down the far side of life’s mountain?

I had an interesting experience this past week that caused me to consider how we dialogue with our age.  It’s not the first time, in my book, Humanity at Work:  Encouraging Spirit, Achievement and Truth to Flourish in the Workplace … Continue reading

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