The Education of the Heart ~ Creating Sustainable Systems for Education and Learning & Honoring the Value of Creativity and the Imagination

I love Ken Robinson’s ideas on creativity and the education of the heart. Plus, he’s really funny, and I love laughing along with him. “We have to rethink the fundamental principles on which we are educating our children” Robinson says. He advocates educating the whole being. We cannot come to LIFE (Live In Full Expression)* […] Read more »

Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

We’re changing, growing, becoming something more. Help me add to and refine this list, and let’s cocreate a MAP – Momentum Action Pathways – for sustainable systems for humanity. Let’s add definition to our new way of being as we move in the direction of our collective dream for a better experience of being on the […] Read more »

Walking in the Way of Love: Thoughts on the Sandy Hook Shooting

How does one walk in the way of peace, in this season of peace, when so much has been shattered?   This is the question I have been asking of myself.   NOTE: If you don’t have time to read this, please scroll down to the end for some suggestions for allowing ourselves to be […] Read more »

What Kind of Life Do You Want?

Do you know what kind of life you want? Have you even considered the question? These are the questions I was asking when I set out on my month of Extravagance & Essence, now available to you for a nominal donation. I considered Essential Thoughts, Practices, Directions and Desires. A sustainable future begins here. Watch […] Read more »

A New PEACE Movement ~ People Emerging and Cultivating Essence

NOTE: The following is my articulation of a vision for a NEW PEACE Movement, a movement defined by the people who choose to “Be Peace Now” rather than by a protest over and against something external. It is informed by my personal experience, my passion for an inside-out approach to life and business and the […] Read more »

The Way of Reconciliation

Seeking Harmony and Balance in a World Defined by Polar Opposites In a recent audio address to Minnesota Public Radio, Parker Palmer said, “I am my darkness, and I am my light.” He then asked the question, “What can I learn from both sides?” and shared a deeply moving story about Abraham Lincoln, who struggled […] Read more »