“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…)


“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” Marcus Aurelius

[Originally posted on 4 December 2003] This week’s heartbeat is delivered with excitement for passion re-kindled. Yesterday, I had the good fortune to spend time with people who (more…)


“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” Francis of Assisi

[Originally posted on 25 April 2003] A fresh, new start This week’s heartbeat is delivered with renewed hope for a strong local community. I have never seen Hong (more…)


“Home is where one starts from.” TS Eliot

[Originally posted on 3 April 2003] From fear into compassion This week’s heartbeat is delivered with compassion For those who lost someone they love in these weeks. Today (more…)


“Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see it.” Confucius

[Originally posted on 28 March 2003] This week’s heartbeat is delivered with a reminder to take special care of yourself. Amid the rumors and statistics and accusations, there (more…)


“There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.” Plato

This week, the next step is the second step. The message being downloaded is to slow right down. Healing is underway and the pace is steady with rest. (more…)


This week, I am writing to an audience of one. The full version is delivered to the first of our new personal members. This newsletter is abbreviated while (more…)


“Everyone’s a millionaire where promises are concerned.” Ovid

This week, I am keeping a promise I made to myself during the crunch last summer. The time has come to shift gears and build the business of (more…)