He was trying to give me a $20 bill for gas. I was broke. I really could have used the money. But I was more afraid of the debt I may owe. I refused the $20 bill and saw the pain of rejection in his eyes, the look of confusion. He didn’t understand at all. … Continue reading To receive.
Forgiveness. I am so grateful for the practice of forgiveness. Nothing fancy. Simple. Yet so powerful. It was a familiar pain, a pain that previously would last me for days. I felt that familiar jab of pain, and hours later I felt it clear. Forgiveness had become a habit. Without the habit of forgiveness, … Continue reading The Wealth of Forgiveness
It’s easy to retract when the noise gets too loud. But right now, more then ever, we need to you here. The ones who are leaving, unwilling to speak because their heart is hurting. The ones unwilling to speak for fear of retaliation, we need to hear you. Your voice matters. We are listening. Even … Continue reading Your Voice Matters
If YOU were a seed what would you need? What if you are the seed, not just your thoughts, but you? You may have heard the concept before that our thoughts are the seeds we sow, and then the results we get in our life are the product of those seeds. What about a different … Continue reading Grow Your Life
“Follow me and stay upright!”, he shouted back to me over the roar of the whitewater as we peeled out of the eddy and into the current of the river. This was my introduction to whitewater kayaking. I was living in Germany at the time, and I later dubbed this the school of “Follow Me … Continue reading Hard Moves On Easy Water