January 10, 2020

It’s 2 AM and I’m wide-awake. Thanks, jet lag, for this opportunity to sit quietly in the dark of night, sipping water. 2020 is here. How fast the years seem to fly by. If you’re a parent like me, you probably count the years in terms of your children’s age and their milestones. I can

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May 15, 2019

What in the world is spiritual conditioning?

Here’s a story from a few years ago that got me thinking about it…

The familiar discomfort had returned. My stomach flipped and my heart began to race.

It was my daughter’s turn to spar.

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May 6, 2019


Few words in the English language have the power to evoke the thoughts, images and feelings that are often associated with this one.

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February 25, 2019

You know Goldilocks, don’t you? She’s the little girl whose encounter with the three bears is a classic example for everything that’s “just right.” In fact, her story of just right has become a principle, an effect that denotes the optimal conditions in a variety of disciplines including psychology, medicine, and economics.

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January 8, 2019

It had happened. The phone call I had dreaded for twenty years, from the time I had moved to the U.S had arrived. The phone call that brought the news I didn’t want to hear.

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