Mary Magdalene, the Legends Abound

Mary Magdalene is the woman behind the man, we call Jesus. So many questions abound…was this woman the true "Beloved Disciple", the thirteenth apostle or the Apostle to the Apostles, and the true Author of the 4th Gospel, normally attributed to John?...

The Movie Mystic – Imaginary Heroes

Before we discuss IMAGINARY HEROES, I want to briefly, humbly, and profusely express my gratitude to some people who have become real heroes to me: the 140,000 of you who came out the weekend of January 29-30 to support INDIGO. The film played in all 50 states and 41...

Get Back in the Driver's Seat of Your Life

What would happen if you lived your life by design rather than by default?   What would happen if you took the time to choose what you wanted in life rather than letting life choose it for you?   I am sure that many of you know people who appear to be living...

Choose Your Path

You wish that you could do something over, take back an action, or exchange an utterance? The bad news is that you can't – what's done is done. The good news is that it's already in the past and this is the first moment of the rest of your life....

The Dot – Five Steps to Expanding Your Universe

We have all grown up in an age where exploration into dramatic new territory has become routine. We have had people travel into space to live for short periods of time. We have sent people to explore the moon. We have built machines to take people under the ocean to...

The Power in a Gathering of Women

Forget “fight or flight” as the only duo of responses in the face of stress. For women, there’s a third response: “befriend”. A landmark UCLA study turned five decades of stress research on its head with the revelation that a cascade of...

A Dollar and Some Ambition

Each of us has two distinct choices to make about what we will do with our lives. The first choice we can make is to be less than we have the capacity to be. To earn less. To have less. To read less and think less. To try less and discipline ourselves less. These are...

Growing Optimistically

Spring is here at last! The season brings with it an opportunity for continued personal growth, stimulated by a sense of life renewing itself around us. We see growth of every kind reflected in our environment in the spring. Tiny seeds and bulbs blossom into colorful...