...under that wave of fear is a desire to connect heart-to-heart with true friends – to share love – to be able to see people I know and love them and feel their love in return.That’s the good stuff. That’s the true Holy Grail I seek. Until now, I have found it hard to admit, even to myself, that I want it so bad.
A Trump presidency has exposed the pain and humiliation of million's of working people's unfulfilled American dream. This thought provoking article, written in October 2016, explains how we got here as a nation and suggests some "respectful confrontation" to move us forward. I LOVE that this is not an us vs. them article. The author [...]
TRIBE Thoughts Once the room is organized and a sign is posted on the sliding glass entry door inviting men to “come in”, the room we meet in for the monthly TRIBE Gay Men’s Discussion Group always feels to me like sacred space. We come in from the common world, a culture that generally is [...]
I’ve often heard people talk about so many of our mentors being dead. I have to admit that sometimes I’ve dismissed those assertions as hyperbole – people just exaggerating reality to match the pain in our hearts. I did some Googling and found out that our feelings are – at least in this case – [...]
We seldom want what we already have. Finding more resources, more allies, more sex, and more power is what our primitive brains push us towards. GET MORE!!! It ignores the fact that the great majority of us have everything we really need. Embracing abundance is a necessary early step of any strategic plan that maps [...]
We get what we deserve. Whether it’s the Congress, the National Enquirer, or the baseless reality show on TV, it’s all our fault. It’s my fault and your fault. It’s not the “media’s” fault. The media is not some evil nebulous energy like the “dark side” of the Force in Star Wars. It is people [...]
Integrity is required if you want someone to respect anything you have to say, any decision you want to make, or any promise you intend to keep. Without it you cannot be trusted, and without trust your ability to lead is doomed. The pious would have you believe that integrity is about holding a high [...]