Celebrating My Brothers

On Sunday, June 4, my baby brothers will be 67 years old. I remember when they were born. We were expecting ONE baby.  Evidently the doctor was not sure there were two babies. She could tell there were extra appendages, but because of their position in my mother’s womb, the doctor couldn’t hear two heartbeats.…

How to Tell It’s Your True Calling

Wondering what to look for in a True Calling?  Here’s a primer… I used to do a lot of stone sculpting, and when you want to find out whether a stone is “true,” you bang on it with a hammer. If it gives off a dull tone, that means the stone has faults running through…

Timidity or Perfectionism

In David and Tom Kelley’s book Creative Confidence,David writes: “We recently talked with two employees at IDEO from very different backgrounds. Yet both had the same fear of approaching the white board in a business meeting. One was an industrial design intern with sophisticated drawing skills who had studied at the Art Center College of…

God’s Highest Idea of Itself as Me

Have you ever been off-course? Adrift in the stuff of the world? feeling disconnected? separate and lonely? One of the most certain ways to get back on course is to listen to the voice of God within. We call the process Visioning. It is a process that came out of the Agape International Center in…