Wake Up Call

“You are, by accident of fate, alive at an absolutely critical moment in the history of our planet. Anything else you’re interested in is not going to happen if you can’t breathe the air and drink the water. Don’t sit this one out. Do something.” ~Carl Sagan In the month of December, I had the …continue reading …

What Can One Do?

As a year ends, and a new one begins, I think we are all stepping back to asses the damage. It has been a helluva year. Hurricanes, politics, news, fake news, marches, protests, fire devastation, racial divides, fidget spinners(??) For an unconventional list of the high/low lights of 2017 check this out: I have found …continue reading …

Circle of Impact

These eyes…these beautiful eyes. On my recent trip to India, I learned more from these eyes than anything else I experienced. These eyes found their way straight into my heart. We met these children on the streets of a village called Mathura. It’s a very important city to Hindus, the birthplace of Lord Shiva. While we …continue reading …

Listen…

“I felt it shelter to speak to you…” ~Emily Dickinson Who is the best listener you know? Yep. That’s the one. The person who just came to mind. The person you seek out when you need to hear yourself talk. The first person you call when you have good news. Or bad news. Or any news. The …continue reading …

The Nudge

Have the events of the last 24 hours left you undone? I know, that’s a stupid question. We’re all undone. Our nervous systems are frazzled, and not one of us knows what to do. It seems though, that when we hear news of a tragedy, our instinct is to jump in, to find a point …continue reading …