What Does It Mean To Be White?

It is time for me to explore something. I feel vulnerable in putting this out here because I’m sure there are many things I still don’t see. Regardless, this is a topic I want to tackle. I heard a question asked by a black man, “What does it...

White America, I’m Taking a Knee

“We should be digging deeper and facing our own acquired blind spots and inherited prejudices, and acknowledging the deeply embedded privilege that makes those things so very difficult to assess on our own.” John Pavlovitz I was inspired by this quote...

What Is Your Dream?

a page from my journal… I’m sitting here on the balcony of my condo in Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador looking out at this little town with its haphazardly built buildings sprawling up the lush, green tree filled hills. On my left is the wide, brown Chone river...

Our Coming Storm?

I’m not sure what is going on in the United States right now. It doesn’t feel good to me. Political and racial tensions I read about in the news, and witness as scrolling dialogue in social media, and what I watch on TV, and see on the internet create feelings of...

How Important Is Your Purpose?

I love self-help books, experiential retreats, and connecting conversations. There is something in my deepest core that embraces the process of a man going from feeling shame, or anger, or resignation about himself and his life, to feeling strong, steadfast, and sure...