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How to Stop Being What Happened to You

How to Stop Being What Happened to You

I learned something about myself recently that shocked me. I realized I had tied my identity to the trauma I’d been through. In other words I was presenting as a victim. I would NEVER have believed that about myself and I didn’t like seeing it. I think it mostly stemmed from the “Elephant in the […]

Happy Mothers Day to All Tough Mother F…ers!

Happy Mothers Day to All Tough Mother F…ers!

As many of you know, one of the treasures I found in these past couple of really difficult years is a much, much deeper appreciation of my mother. She’s had some really hard times, abused as a child and a wife and a mother. And yet, she stayed happy. She never talked about the hard […]

Reclaiming Your Worth

This story is for any of you who have been marginalized and are now ready to reclaim your truth, your worth and your seat at the table. Reclaiming your place after you’ve been unfairly judged or marginalized by people who don’t even know you or derailed by events you just couldn’t have seen coming takes […]

Leaping with Faith — Outcome Amazing!

Leaping with Faith — Outcome Amazing!

Cyl on shore in Tarifa Africa in background — 4-17  Each morning as part of my meditation and prayer time I read the daily affirmation in the Daily Word. It often seems to be just what I need at that moment, but the perfect fit of last Sunday’s message was over the top. It read: I […]

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

On this Earth Day 2017 I hope all of you take some time today to get outside and enjoy and appreciate our beautiful planet — maybe even put your feet in the sand! I’ll be celebrating at the New Economy & Social Innovation Forum in Malaga Spain. We’ve had an incredible event so far and […]