Decide What To Be And Go Be It

I recently met up with a dear friend in a quaint gathering spot near the St. Croix River.  He’s a Minneapolis-based musician who has experienced great success in his 20-plus year entertainment career.  Regionally he’s recognized most everywhere he wanders, so it was nice we could chat without interruption. He spoke of  intuition, his next…
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Orangutan Leadership

In the wild, and particularly in captivity, orangutans pursue the coveted power position of “alpha” by asserting their dominance and demonstrating their power by doing three things. First, they fist their hands and pound their chests for extended periods of time.  It’s been said this causes them great harm, but their desire to be alpha…
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My Moment Of Truth

Following a rash of bad luck that included two car crashes, a break-in, identify theft, a faulty furnace and a rejection letter from Disney, I sought refuge from the chaos in the comfort of my soul. I sat in meditation and invited The Creator to join me to explain the irrational logic behind a natural…
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Willow Worship

I don’t attend church on Sunday and I don’t consider myself a religious person.  I grew up Catholic and worshiped God because I feared if I didn’t, I would be condemned to a fiery existence in the after life.  It didn’t make sense to me that a being who created and allowed everything would judge…
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Yankee Spirit

Like the game itself where there is a winner and a loser, there is no gray area when it comes to how people feel about the New York Yankees.  You either love them, or you hate them.  Typically, there is no in between. As a NYY fan, I find the passion perplexing. To love the…
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