Who's Got Your Back? Teamwork at Burning Man

Who's Got Your Back? Teamwork at Burning Man

How often do you get to work with folks that you know you instantly…
Time to upgrade

Time to Upgrade!

I have not upgraded my version of iPhone yet, but when the time…
Headlines Instead of Sidelines

Headlines Instead of Sidelines

Recently I dreamed that I was relaying a story to someone, and…
If this were a dream, what would it mean? Dig Deeper!

If This Were a Dream, What Would it Mean? Dig Deeper!

How often do you observe something in real life and wonder to…
Golden Rule of Listening

Golden Rule of Listening

When I die, one of the things I want people to say about me is…
Metaphorically Speaking: Edit Yourself!

Metaphorically Speaking: Edit Yourself!

I recently spied this phrase that has been rolling around in…
Using Insider Lingo

Using Insider Lingo

Our family knows how to have huge fun with language---ask anyone…
Killer Comparison

Killer Comparison

Healthy competition in life is good for us all. It forces us…
Do it Scared

Do it Scared

In varied settings this week I overheard several conversations…
Persevering through Dark and Distressing Seasons

Persevering through Dark and Distressing Seasons

How often do you find yourself struggling through seemingly endless…
The Power of a Grateful Heart

The Power of a Grateful Heart

In this day and age it can be so easy to look around and find…
Dream: My Life is Like an iPhone

Dream: My Life is Like an iPhone

Last night I dreamed that I was an iPhone, and that I had too…
Poisonous Perils of Perfectionism

Poisonous Perils of Perfectionism

Years ago, I realized I had been allowing myself to be taken…
Seizing Windows of Opportunity

Seizing Windows of Opportunity

Lately I have noticed the theme of ‘windows’ popping up everywhere.…
Everybody, Anybody, and Nobody

Everybody, Anybody, and Nobody

Everybody, Anybody, and Nobody Everybody said that Anybody could…
My Life in Glamour Magazine in a dream

My Life in Glamour Magazine

I dreamed that I discovered an article in Glamour Magazine---about…
Humility Will Get You Everywhere

Humility Will Get You Everywhere

Have you ever tried to work or minister with people who are ‘experts’…
Root for your rival and deal with jealousy

Root For Your Rival

How do you respond to opposition---from the people in your life?…
Our Words---Are They Harming or Healing?

Our Words---Are They Harming or Healing?

I’ve been disconcerted this week at how quickly and easily…
Spiritual Autoresponders, getting out of ruts

Spiritual Autoresponders

Once in a while we get a chance to escape our daily routine and…
Real vs counterfeit in Las Vegas and in real life

Real vs Counterfeit

I recently returned from a trip to Las Vegas, a city quite glitzy…
Entitlement attitudes

Entitlement

A buzzword that keeps appearing on my radar these days is 'entitlement'---the…
Fully present, unplugged

Fully Present

When is the last time you spent an afternoon with someone without…
How much heat can you take?

How Much Heat Can You Take?

Deep in the heart of Texas, we are experiencing summer heat and…
Quick fixes in life, choosing the easy way or the hard way

Choosing the Easy Way or the Hard Way

Yesterday at the doctor's office, the assistant queried me about…