How Can I Love Them?

I was observing presentations from young professionals during the final days of an eight week leadership development program that I’ve been facilitating in Saudi Arabia. As I watched and listened to them making their presentations I notice a feeling of love stirring and growing inside me. The funny thing was the feeling was there not just for one or two of them whom I had established a deeper connection with, but for each and every one of them. It was the same feeling over and over again. I mean it wasn’t just a superficial “love” but I was having a real heart experience, one that I felt in my body, one that brought tears to my eyes. What the heck was happening here? What’s going on? Okay, I thought, I…
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Why I Spent $20 On A Book I’m Not Interested In Reading

I’m spending $20 on a poetry book, and honestly poetry is not something I’m into. I’ve read very little poetry and in fact know very little about it. Why am I doing that? Let me explain. Betty James has just published her first book: "Hurtling Through Time and Space . . . A Field Trip for the Soul", and it’s a poetry book. The book had been a work in progress. Betty had been “working on it” for years in fact many years, it just hadn’t gotten it finished. We all know about those projects that we have “good intentions” to start or to complete, but somehow it never happens. That was where Betty was with her book. That’s where I am with my book. Is that where you are…
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