I dedicate this site to the memory of my stepdaughter, Heather, who was murdered on Thanksgiving 2017. I want to chronicle some of the events and spiritual insights that happened. It is my hope that this may help some other souls who stumble upon this site. Maybe some good can come off this after all (read more here).  ~ May 2018

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self improvement

I dislike the term, because it implies there is something to "improve" instead of to accept. But since today any bookstore has rows of shelves with self-improvement books, I have to include it here, as maybe this is your way of finding this info.

How to Resolve Frustration

How to overcome frustration -- or better, resolve frustration into nothingness-- so that you can once more choose and manifest a more positive emotion.

Latent talents

At an art event, a young woman paints a beautiful painting in the style of Van Gogh. But she had never painted before! There are latent talents in all of us, that we may not know about. What are your talents? What can you bring into the world?

Working with grief, Part 2: The pain can be a catalyst.

In the talk with my wife, intellect vs emotion, a new way emerges to deal with grief, suffering, emotional pain and healing. It is to not to block the pain, push it away, but to use it as an access point and as a catalyst.

Summer

It's Summer.

Cappuccino flows in Italy.
In Spain, Sangria.
The Grass is green.
The Flowers bloom.
My Son says "Play with me!"

Live.

From Lady Gaga to you: the masks we wear

Did you know that all of us wear masks and costumes in our daily lives as well as part of our own “act”? These are tied to the roles we play in life, and are called “personas” which literally means “the masks we wear.” With each persona, we put on a certain behavior and costume in an effort to show their “best face.”