Transformation Is Hard Work

Transformation is hard work. It often involves sweat and struggle and frustrating setbacks before you become what you hope to be. But people tend to want to hear about results, not struggles. As Maya Angelou once said, “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but...

Time to Heal

Carolyn Myss wrote, “The soul usually knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.” Whatever we are going through, whatever difficulties we are facing, whatever hardships or hurts that we are dealing with, may we find the space and time to...

Monday Morning Gratitude

The daily practice of gratitude involves a conscious choice to swim against the current of our natural human tendency to take things for granted. To walk by natural beauty without so much as a pause of appreciation. To fail to realize every day the inestimable value...

Finding Your Horizon

Years ago, my family and I were in a fairly small boat off the coast of Ireland headed for the Skelligs – a grouping of small islands with rock formations that rise majestically out of the sea. One of the islands, Skellig Michael, was the site of a monastery made...

Putting The Brakes On Monday

Sometimes when I wake up on Monday morning I almost feel like my eyes are barely open before my brain starts the download of all the things that I have to do that day and throughout the week. How easy it is to get caught up in the urgency of it all and the daily race...