Connecting With the Source Within

The classical music world lost a bright light on the night of March 1st. Joe Flummerfelt was a renowned choral conductor, teacher, and consummate artist. Leonard Bernstein called him the greatest choral conductor in the world. In his obituary, the New York Times named him the pre-eminent American choral conductor of his generation. For me,…

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…

2018 Holiday Greetings in the Season of Light

 Let me say this clearly because it is time to remember: you are always the Light you see by & if it is dark in the places you look it is only because you still pretend the light will have to come from someone else.  – Brian Andreas       If you enjoyed this…

Remembering Who You Are No Matter What is Going On

One of the most frequent questions I am asked is, “How do you stay present, focused, centered, and grounded when life gets overwhelming?” Whether there are incredible opportunities coming your way or enormous challenges or disappointments, how can you stay fully present and show up as your best self in your life and work? How…

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