December 15, 2014
There I was, enjoying the sunshine streaming through the window of my favorite café, when my friend said “I noticed that your posts and your retreats are all about living from a place of gratitude, joy, beauty…you do know there is more than that, right? There is suffering, there is pain, there is ugly”.
I sat up.
I was stunned to realize that he thought my… READ MORE
December 08, 2014
Sometimes inspirational moments of light come out of the deepest darkness. Thirteen years ago, for example, it was Black Friday. It's a day that's always a strange moment of frenzied consumerism, and in 2001 it was even stranger. In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, spending our way out of trouble was an offensive notion to many of us, yet giving to each other felt more important than ever. In one control room at… READ MORE
November 29, 2014