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Posted in Discernment, Freedom, Life, Suffering, Transformation

Healing Medicine

Tares grow beside wheat, transfiguring us. Cancer invades healthy tissue, breaking down normal cells. Figuratively speaking, communities experience both tares, and cancerous invasions that metastasize from one to many. When that happens, we need healing medicine. Over time, it becomes … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Community, Discernment, Suffering

Bullying

Authenticity is the thread that weaves through the entirety of my life’s work. Being authentic can mean doing the hard, persevering work. It may require confrontation or making significant changes, like leaving destructive situations. Bullying blocks our freedom to be appropriately … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Labels, Life, Suffering, Transformation, Trust

Live Beyond

In a ten-year period, I sat with over a thousand men and women, in one-on-one coaching sessions. During that time, I found assessment tools disarming, in generously giving the other a starting language to live beyond. Obviously, I saw several patterns … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Community, Living Creatures, Suffering, Trust

Gander

Gander sat high on a rock belting out his counsel. Periodically, I wondered about his relentless message. Finally I gave up, thinking that one day the experience would hold more relevance. A small group resurrected the memory. We had gathered … Read More