Category Archives: Angels

Meditation in ¡tzcuaro

In late Octo­ber my wife Car­men and I spent a week in the cen­tral Mex­i­can town of ¡tzcuaro, well-known as a site for Day of the Dead cel­e­bra­tions. We were blessed to stay with a Mex­i­can fam­i­ly only a block from the cen­tral plaza in a house built over two hun­dred years old. By day we […]

On Dignity

Of many words that define good rela­tion­ships with oth­ers, such as trust, respect, care and under­stand­ing, the word dig­ni­ty often seems to have a less­er place. Yet what word bet­ter defines the need we expe­ri­ence in soci­ety today? It is almost tak­en for grant­ed that we live in a world where peo­ple can expect not […]

On Redemption

As a helper to peo­ple nav­i­gat­ing their lives at work, I want to bring the very best of myself to every exchange. Yet there are times when the best of myself would nev­er be enough.  The solu­tions to the deep chal­lenges that peo­ple face fol­low no spe­cial for­mu­la; for exam­ple, the linked, uphill strug­gles to […]

World Beyond Our World

The oth­er day on NPR I lis­tened to the sto­ry of 9/11 sur­vivor, Bri­an Clark, a now retired exec­u­tive vice pres­i­dent for Euro Bankers, who had been at work in the South Tow­er that day fif­teen years ago. He is one of the few sur­vivors to get out of the build­ing from above where the […]