‎”Be with people and have the goal to fully understand the thoughts and feelings they are trying to express.” From the book “The Pause Principle: Step Back to Lead Forward” by Kevin Cashman. The first word in this sentence is probably the most important. Be there. Be engaged. Be genuinely interested in the other person. […]

Balance: Listening to our bodies as well as our minds. How determination can be a bad thing…sometimes.

I watched a little girl yesterday, running down our street in her flip flops, running with the biggest smile on her face while her Dad was about 30-40 feet behind, pushing her empty stroller. She was running with abandon and pure joy, waving her arms and giggling…and I was a bit envious. Myself? I rode […]


Today, as the weekend approaches, and we’re pretty tired from a busy week, may we not be caught up in simply satisfying our own desires this weekend, but instead keep our hearts and minds free to love and serve others, especially those who are suffering, or hurting, whether they be in our immediate path, or […]