“Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.” Colin Powell

This week, it’s time for some tough love. Yesterday, I had a long phone conversation with my mom (she doesn’t do texts or email or internet) and as (more…)


“No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.” Alan Watts

This week, we’re making plans with change in mind. Typhoons are great reminders of who takes the lead. When I wrote the first email, I could not imagine (more…)


“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” Socrates

This week, I am in full on reflection mode. When the calendar turned, I remembered those early days. Email requests for spelt and meditation circles and homeopaths. Questions (more…)


“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.” Soren Kierkegaard

This week, we are switching sides for a change. For the past twenty years, we have looked closely at supply. Our conversations led to solutions to address what’s (more…)


“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” James Allen

This week, we are checking the pace. Humans created time to meet each other in space. We harnessed the clock to create wealth and prosperity. Rushing to catch (more…)


“Instant gratification takes too long.” Carrie Fisher.

This week, it is becoming clear just how quickly life can change. The sustainability campaign has just taken off with early contributions gift wrapped in the most beautiful (more…)


“Sustainability is no longer about doing less harm. It’s about doing more good.” Jochen Zeitz

This week, it’s all about sustainability. To celebrate my birthday next week, I am gifting myself with a new fundraising campaign to build HK heartbeat into a sustainable (more…)


“A fear of the unknown keeps a lot of people from leaving bad situations.” Kathie Lee Gifford

This week, we are witness to a leaving. We are happy to leave behind our hottest summer. The cooler weather delivers a bumper crop on the calendar. Our (more…)