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What Matters Most?

11 Oct 2017

What Matters Most? Many would say we live in chaotic times. We deal with the challenges and stresses of daily life. Getting to work. Managing a home. Shuttling kids. Nurturing...

All That Jazz

23 Sep 2017

The Smithsonian (a U.S. National Museum) calls jazz both a historic and living American art form. Since jazz is the most free and flexible of all musical genres, this seems...

054: Spirituality

31 Aug 2017

In this 2nd episode with Nayiri Karjian, we discuss spirituality. Nayiri is a pastor with the United Church of Christ, a progressive denomination. She is an Armenian who was born...

Hiroshima

06 Aug 2017

This week we “lament, and grieve our own complicity in the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945 on the Feast of the Transfiguration. The atomic bomb became a symbol of humanity’s...

Letting Go

31 Jul 2017

One of the ironies in getting control of your life is the need to let go of some things. Getting control of your life is not about becoming a control freak....

Personal SWOT

25 Jul 2017

SWOT is an acronym for an assessment often used in teams; it stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. But a SWOT analysis is not just a business tool. It can be...

051: Getting Past Us and Them

16 Jul 2017

A candid conversation with Max Hatfield who has dedicated his life internationally in service to others. He and his wife Karen lead the nonprofit, Friendship International working to empower women...

Pain Lessons

13 Jul 2017

You can’t always get what you want. So said the great musical poet, Mick Jagger in the Rolling Stones classic song. How do you respond when you don’t get what...

Packing for Vacation

05 Jul 2017

It’s summer in the northern hemisphere and time for many people to go on vacation. If you are a workaholic who feels guilty for taking time off, get over it....

Independence

04 Jul 2017

As The United States celebrates its Independence Day, I thought it fitting to consider various forms of dependency. Dependence is defined as the state of needing something or someone else....

Holidays

04 Jul 2017

A holiday is a special day set apart to celebrate something. Originally from the words, Holy Day, holidays have their roots in religious celebrations. Today we celebrate holidays that mark...

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