Lighting a candle and breathing will help you re-focus on the moment at hand. Let go of the past, don’t worry about the future, be here now, in this moment of light.
Have you ever wondered why you can’t seem to move forward? Maybe you are stuck in the past because you won’t or can’t give up your story. But holding onto and letting go of your story are just choices. Can you make a different choice today? What is it costing you to hold on? What […]
My daughter Sarah will leave school today to lead a retreat. The Kairos retreat is a significant experience in the lives of students who attend Jesuit institutions. At Regis High School, students attend Kairos in the junior year and have the opportunity to lead a group at the retreat in their senior year. I […]
My mother was the lucky recipient of one of the first copies of my book, and she read it cover to cover. She cried as she relived the story and felt like the book told the story well. And then she almost hesitated to call me and tell me she had found a mistake. The […]
In the last week, I have become aware of how many things I do in my life by rote, so much so that I often am not present to the act of doing them. When my mind is not on the present moment, I am off thinking about something in the future, or worse, […]
“Life, we think, is simply a series of tasks to perform, a list of things to do: get the job, buy the house, finish the degree, have the children, do the work. It takes years to figure out, if we ever do, that life is not a task at all. Life is far more difficult […]