In Times like These

This has been quite the year. Devastating fires, flooding, plane crashes, geopolitical sabre-rattling, socio-political deadlocks, confirmation that we're well behind where we need to be to prevent a climate disaster, and, now a truly global pandemic. And it's only mid March! It's no wonder people are feeling stressed. As I walk down the streets every day, it's … Continue reading In Times like These

Life as a Sacred Practice

In my post on Goal-Setting, I mentioned that the major theme that emerged for me in my goal-setting for 2019 was the desire to focus my time and energy. One of the consequences of that is that I will be ending my weekly explorations of sacred practices in order to focus my attention on a … Continue reading Life as a Sacred Practice


The celebration of New Year’s this week means that we’ve come to the end of the four-part year-end series designed to set ourselves up well for 2019. The first week explored values (what we care about); the second week discussed the discernment of desires (how we decide what desires we pursue and which we leave … Continue reading Goal-Setting

Annual Review

This week’s practice is part three of a four-part year-end series that focuses on doing the work to set ourselves up for success in the year to come. Two weeks ago, I explored the idea of values, discovering and naming those core ideas and beliefs that form the basis of our motivation and desires. Last … Continue reading Annual Review