There were three men, in the autumn of their lives, materialistically well-off, yet vacuous of purpose. They had spent enormous energy on sowing and then Read more
There are many forms of leadership: authoritarian, fear-based, on one end of the spectrum; servant, empowering, inclusive on the other.
The former relies on might, Read more
The genesis of this short piece occurred back in March of 2013 while working on a particularly introspective, and very personal chapter of my memoir Oh Read more
The shimmering light rising from the east belies a furtive darkness creeping over the land. Where once stood oxygen-producing, pristine rain forest, we see its Read more
It’s a hot, humid day, one that could precipitate a surly mood. I succumb.
I don’t like what I observe from the body politic of Read more
The venerable Tao Te Ching employs the metaphor of the oak tree versus the weeping willow. The oak is firm, rigid, upright and proud. The Read more
The ethereal breeze over a busy planet evokes a calm sensation in the maelstrom of a crazy world. By being conscious of the internal present Read more
It’s an ancient axiom: that which glitters may be vacuous or even malevolent. In olden days it was the duty of the elders to pass Read more
My past, having a leadership role and as an advocate for radical change within the model of nursing home care, generated many requests and opportunities Read more