What Makes You You?

The things by which we generally define ourselves – appearance, personality, abilities, work, relationships, etc – can all change. Our sense of self can be influenced by what people say, the situations around us and the problems we face. What is it, then, that defines...

Courage means …

Itzhak Perlman the great violinist once said ” much lies broken in every one of us. Our job is to make music with what remains” Mankind has always applauded the brave, the victorious warrior, the one who showed fortitude in the face of tremendous...

The Journey

We have often heard the expression that life is a journey.  When any journey is begun, there is an idea of the destination – an anticipation of where we reaching and what will be the attainment at the end.  Without a sense of what is to be achieved the journey...

I am because we are

  In every religious tradition there is a common practice of chanting a rosary.  The rosary is comprised of a specific number of beads, each shaped circular, threaded together and yet each bead unique.  It is a powerful symbol of understanding that human life is...

Empowering the feminine in all of us

The 9th of March we celebrate International Women’s Day.   I would like to reflect on this as more than just a question of gender, but rather celebrating the feminine qualities which are potentially in all of us whether we male or female.  Whenever things are...