In 2001, a friend and I decided to run the San Diego Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon. We’d never run anywhere near 26.2 miles before, so we decided we were going to be PRE-PARED!   We bought “the” official marathon…

For the first few weeks of sheltering-in-place, I kept a relatively normal schedule, tucked away in my home office, working, while furloughed Chase cross stitched, listened to Bill Simmons’ podcast, and customized a kickass deviled egg recipe.   Last…

When Viktor Frankl arrived at Auschwitz in 1942, about 90% of the prisoners in his transport were immediately sent to the gas chamber.   The 10% who survived were then stripped of all their possessions. Wedding rings, heirloom jewelry,…

About a week ago, I attended a virtual event addressing the current coronavirus circumstances. A participant commented that she could find no good in the current situation.   While I cannot say that I agreed with her perspective, I…

The Three Questions The Test of Three The Three Gates   Whatever you call it, it’s a filtering system designed to help you decide if what you’re thinking is actually worth saying out loud.  It works by having you…

What Will You Learn About Your Marriage?   In China, as coronavirus home quarantine orders have been lifted in certain areas, government offices are open again. And divorce filings have spiked.   I am not surprised. In the United…

The other day I was talking to a wise friend about my desire to live my fullest potential from my soul’s perspective.   Of all the possibilities and collaborations my spirit envisioned before taking on a human body, I…

I’ve been immersing myself in the story and gospel of Mary Magdalene lately. Without going into the historical significance or connection here, suffice it to say that it became important to me to find and walk a labyrinth.  …

Are you familiar with the Invisible Gorilla test? In a psychological experiment that has since become famous, the subjects watch a video of a group of players tossing a basketball back and forth amongst themselves.   They are asked…

Pre-Michelangelo, it was not uncommon for sculptors in the 15th century to create a small clay model as a sort of blueprint for what they wanted their finished sculpture to look like.  They would then force and fashion their…