Peace In Every Breath

A few weeks ago, I learned that a colleague was going through a time of transition with his elderly mother. In his words, “Her light is fading.” So I wrote to him to offer words of support. In return, I received a beautiful letter describing their recent time together – so gentle, so affirming, so…

Life is a dance. How we dance determines everything.

There is a saying, “May you live in interesting times.” It is purported to be an ancient Chinese curse hiding behind the guise of wishing you well. While no actual Chinese source has ever been found for this saying, we are certainly living in “interesting” times at the moment! When I zoom way out to…

Thanksgiving Greetings – Unexpected Gratitude

It’s our Thanksgiving week here in the United States. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year because of its universal nature. While it began with the early Puritan settlers in the 1600s, it’s no longer associated with any one particular religion. It’s a holiday for everyone – a time for expressing gratitude for the…

Manifestation, Gratitude, and Celebration

Manifestation, gratitude, and celebration – these are the themes for us this week in our new home and offices for the Center for Transformational Presence. The big move is complete! Our new home is about 45 minutes north of Boston, 15 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean, and 10 minutes from the historic seaport town of…

Packing Up Treasures, Pulling Up Roots

In just a few days, we will leave our home and office in Sleepy Hollow on the North Shore of Massachusetts and move a bit further north to the rural environs of Newbury. Throughout the packing process, I've been particularly aware of the treasures and stories of our lives and work, as well as the…

The Power of Things That Can’t Be Measured

As a society, we tend to put much more emphasis on measurable results and outcomes than we do on experiences, relationships, personal worth, and well-being. We focus on the quantitative more than the qualitative. Yet the most important things in life – the things that feed our souls and bring deep fulfillment to our lives…

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