Monthly Archives: March 2010

Showing Up

About six years ago now, I was in a Gilbert & Sullivan musical called The Mikado. No lead role or anything – just the men’s chorus. It was a lot of work. And I was depressed most of the time … Continue reading

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Actual Relationships with Customers

There has been a movement over the past few decades, away from personal interaction with customers, towards automated responses, centralized call centres and the cost reduction that goes along with that. Big companies, finding it hard to attract new clients, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Planet Earth

The other night, I went to bed pondering the question of who I need to focus on serving in my spiritual advising and healing work. I know, “everyone” needs spiritual healing and clarity on some level (whether they know it … Continue reading

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Trading in Beliefs for Truth

At each successive stage in our lives, we are often forced to give up old beliefs about who we are and what life is all about. Eventually, it begs the question: Are any of our beliefs actually based on ultimate … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritan

Tonight I helped out at a spiritual healers clinic, about half an hour away from home, on the other side of town. I left about half an hour before it started, so I was cutting it close. About a block from … Continue reading

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Native Leadership

Ever since Columbus set foot in North America over 500 years ago, we white folk have been systematically destroying Native peoples and cultures. While we are not as likely to slaughter Natives today (we stopped doing that decades ago), it … Continue reading

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Voices in my head

I have a lot of voices in my head. They start early in the morning, and keep me company all day, starting with “Get out of bed now, you lazy bum” and “Just five more minutes,” right up until “Why … Continue reading

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