Connections

People crave comfort, people crave connection, people crave community.” Marianne Williamson

This week we welcome a new reality. Our community is called to take a leadership role in shaping the next chapter. We face new challenges in a world (more…)

Opportunity

“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill

This week’s heartbeat is delivered with a heartfelt thanks to everyone who steps up to speak with one voice. [Originally published on 17 July 03] The outcome is (more…)

Voice

“Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.” William Shakespeare

This week’s heartbeat is delivered with a reminder of the effects that fear can have on our daily lives. [Originally published on 3 July 03} Only a few (more…)

Support

“The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.” Abraham Lincoln

This week’s heartbeat is delivered with trust that I will get the support I need. [Originally posted on 30 October 2003} There’s nothing quite like spending 7 days (more…)

Moments

“Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

This week’s heartbeat is delivered with wonder at life’s many shapes of freedom. [Originally posted on 25 September 2003] We learn to take our freedoms for granted, especially (more…)

Times

“It is very difficult to get people to focus on the most important things when you’re in boom times.” Jeff Bezos

[Originally posted on 20 November 2003] This week’s heartbeat is delivered with a reminder of the real value of measured time. This week’s heartbeat is delivered with respect (more…)

Permission

“To be given permission to be confused – and remain confused – for as long as it takes would have been a huge gift.” Janet Jackson

[Originally posted on 03 October 2003] This week’s heartbeat is delivered with a reminder of the real value of measured time. I have created a situation for myself (more…)

Uncertainty

“Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.” William Osler

[Originally posted on 13 November 2003] This week’s heartbeat is delivered with a reminder of the certainty of uncertainty. Much anxiety comes from living in a world of (more…)