Trust the Process

Trust the Process

Last Sunday I had the pleasure of speaking at the Lake Harriet Spiritual Community about what it might be like if we truly trusted the intelligent, conscious life-force that moves within us and through us.   What if we trusted the process of healing? The growth...
Love Up Your Inner Critic

Love Up Your Inner Critic

If you struggle with any kind of self-criticism, today’s blog is for you.   I used to struggle with my own harsh inner voice.  I was a perfectionist with impossibly high standards for myself, and would drive myself to exhaustion to get things “right.”  I avoided...
The Predictable Backslide

The Predictable Backslide

Our personal growth doesn’t progress in a linear, predictable upwards fashion.   It ebbs and flows.  It meanders around corners and down alleyways.   Some days it’s supercharged and we feel like we are on top of the world.  Other days, we can’t seem to find the...
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...