The Power of Words

“I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at it, until it begins to shine.” – Emily Dickinson Your words are one of the most powerful tools at your disposal. They can ignite fury, relieve tension, destroy lives, repair broken hearts, empower …

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Hall of Mirrors

Mankind has largely become a hall of mirrors, each man reflecting the thoughts, feelings, and actions of others around him. Very little original thought is found in this maze of confusing images. Tiresome clichés and stale opinions jump from mirror to mirror as people parrot one another in a chorus of sameness and history repeats itself, seemingly ad infinitum. But there's hope!

Imagination and Paradigms

An acquaintance of mine was lamenting the loss of her childhood imagination on Facebook the other day. I couldn’t imagine how terrible that would feel, I mean, in many ways imagination is the essence of youth. Losing it would be like losing your inner child, losing the key to a brighter future. What is imagination, …

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The Truth is True

I stumbled upon an excellent article yesterday in The New York Times Sunday Review entitled "Biased but Brilliant." The author, Cordelia Fine, a senior research associate at the Melbourne Business School, points to research showing that confirmation bias - the tendency to search for or interpret information in a way that confirms one's preconceptions, leading …

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Into the Minds of Babes

"The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives." ~ Albert Einstein My thoughts on our recent consideration Living from the Inside Out have continued to evolve and I was thrilled to receive a link to a fascinating TED talk from a …

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