Becoming a Gifter

   The truth is, I’m a lousy gift giver. Ask my wife.    For the life of me,  my creativity becomes non-existent whenever I think of gifts to buy for her, or for family members (kids doesn’t count).  I once bought a jewelry box for my wife, when I later...

The Playful Present

  The present is a gift inviting us to open our doors. It flowers when we can embrace our history and welcome all  doors of possibilities of our future.  This means that we allow ourselves to touch and heal past wounds, and live without anxiety of the unseen...

Act-in-Order-to-Know (Not the Reverse)

“A man who fails well is greater than one who succeeds badly.” -Thomas Merton, no man is an island, p.127 My profession is guilty of adding to the problem. We continue to propagate the notion that we need to somehow figure out our lives before we act. Otherwise, God...