A Cocoon Can’t Fly

A Cocoon Can’t Fly

“Most of us live in a cocoon of personality– the made-up story of who we are. It seems dark and dusty inside this little cocoon, and we think we can’t get out. We tell ourselves stories about our personality, but these stories aren’t reality. Deep down, we know...
Just Leave Me Alone

Just Leave Me Alone

I was raised in a small town in Michigan with parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends continually getting together and ongoingly participating with one another. My dad’s parents, sister, and brother’s families all lived within a block of...
Listen Listen Listen

Listen Listen Listen

When you have a conversation with another person how much attention do you give to them? Are you curious about the other person’s opinions, beliefs, and wants or are you more concerned with what you’re going to say and some inner conflict you’re mulling over? Reflect...
What’s Going On Inside?

What’s Going On Inside?

Over the past months and years I’ve been working and playing with the idea that I must change my inner focus and energy if I want to live a new life of aliveness. The problem with working and playing with an idea is that nothing comes of it except more ideas, both...
Making The Impossible Possible

Making The Impossible Possible

For the first quarter of my life I only believed in the possible. It was the cultural conditioning I, like most of us received. There was a station in life I was to live into or only exceed by a margin. There were expectations of how it was to be and rocking the boat...