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Writing is part of my meditative process to clarify my thoughts, to align my actions and to focus on my purpose. I write about my emotions, my shortcomings, and my ideas for a better world through poetry, prose, and what I call rantifestos every day, some of which I post here on my blog and on social media. I share them to help others move along their paths to live and lead with compassion.

Your Retirement Plan is Wrong–And How to Fix it

What comes to mind when you hear the R word? Be honest. Some combination of “leisure”—freedom to do what you want—probably some travel to bucket list places—more time for hobbies—Right?

It is relevant if you are 25, 45, or 65. Developing a “retirement plan” is like developing any part of your life plan.

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We Are the Sky

Only when it is dark enough can you see the stars. Martin Luther King Jr So the darkness is not only necessary but essential for

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Commencing Our New Lives

As we watch another crop of new graduates turn their tassels and "commence", we have to consider our own commencements. What are we doing with what we

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DIY open heart surgery

When I was 12 I was obsessed with the heart. Heart transplants. Artificial hearts. Michael DeBakey and Christiaan Barnard were my heroes. I was going to

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The Illusion of More

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little. Epicurus   A brand new college grad with his mortar board on says

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Your moment

As you may have noticed I have been slipping in my poetry into my posts. 🙂 To be honest I am writing more poems than

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