A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place

Happiness is having a strong sense of place. Where am I? Who is also here? How did this place come to be? What is the history of the natural world in which I inhabit? What have the people done before me to co-create this place? Something changes when we claim a place...
A Sense of Order

A Sense of Order

I have a strong desire for order in my environment. There are many intricacies to running a national nonprofit that inspires and quips communities to invest in a complex intervention to address poverty. A sense of order offers a counter balance. I have a colleague who...
What is True Freedom?

What is True Freedom?

What does freedom mean to you? A sense of freedom is fundamental for happiness. We all want to be free and that is why so much emphasis has been placed on it in our US Constitution and American values. We want to be able to make choices in our pursuit of happiness....
Lets Get Creative!

Lets Get Creative!

I am currently studying composition with a teacher in order to record a CD of new music. This coming week I will be meeting with an artist I met at a festival to see if she can inspire and equip me to take my drawing to the next level. The music and drawings will have...
What is Your Purpose?

What is Your Purpose?

Sense of Purpose 11-6-2016 Cincinnati, OH at a 3-day Enneagram Intensive Training Program At the risk of providing a very incomplete and somewhat inaccurate description of the Enneagram system, I am sharing my early understanding of this complex pathway to higher...