Feeling Our Feelings

Feeling Our Feelings

I’ve been feeling the heaviness of world events these days – perhaps you have too? In times like these, – when life feels heavy, tight, or chaotic, it helps me to remember that our feelings are just neutral data, giving us information about our...
Why Doesn’t Autopilot Work?

Why Doesn’t Autopilot Work?

Life is a constant dance of give and take – of offering and receiving. It feels wonderful when we are giving to our loved ones from a place of wholehearted generosity.  Those easy, openhearted yesses are so satisfying and mutually beneficial. But, when we’re...
Grounding in the Power of Presence

Grounding in the Power of Presence

As I was cleaning up my study this weekend, I came across journals I had kept when I was in college many years ago. Browsing through them, I happened upon this quote I’d written down back then as I was listening to Anthony de Mello quoting Chuang Tsu:  When an archer...
The Art of Capacity Building

The Art of Capacity Building

We’re halfway through discussing the four domains of the Change Spiral I’ve developed to describe how we humans grow and change through repeating patterns over time. Over the last two weeks we delved into relationships and healing. As we do our healing work, we find...