Seeking the truth

I heard this quote last night at the very end of a powerful and at times very disturbing film. The character is in a courtroom setting, and he is talking about ‘the truth’ and where and how we seek ‘the truth’.   We often confuse our...

Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu has been a profound inspiration in my journey towards understanding and living a life of forgiveness and compassion.       His work and life were an embodiment of joy and peace and the gifts which he offered so abundantly and gracefully with the global...

For Courage John Donahue

When the light around lessens 
And your thoughts darken until Your body feels fear turn Cold as a stone inside.   When you find yourself bereft Of any belief in yourself And all you unknowingly 
Leaned on has fallen.   When one voice commands Your whole heart, And it...

Coming back to balance

Going within ‘If you go off into a far far forest, and get very quiet, you will come to understand that you are connected with everything.’  Alan Watts. Today is the autumn equinox, a time of equal day and night, and an opportunity to reflect on what needs...

Searching for Peace: Finding Forgiveness

In these times, we are being called to show up as the leaders and Peace-makers that we are. We are needed now more than ever. Let us speak our truth, step up, be visible, and heard. As we light the fire in our hearts, let us remember that how we build, in this dawning...