Strategies To Make You Rejection-Proof

What do you do when you feel rejected? Chances are, like me you try to analyze, “What did I say or do that caused this person the push me aside?”  Our bodies recall the emotions we feel whenever we sense rejection of any kind. We can even lose sleep over them....

Overwhelmed by Priorities?

Name the three priorities in your personal life.  If this took you some time then you may be sabotaging yourself by living unconsciously.  Do the same for your professional life. Again, without clarity in this area you may be wasting a great deal of your time and...

Perspectives Male and Female

This past week I watched as Ellen DeGeneres received the Mark Twain award at the Kennedy Center in Washington.  She was expectedly humorous in her acceptance speech.  One thing that stood out for me was her remark describing the basis for her brand of humor.  She said...

Our Internal Debates

Along with many of you, I viewed the much-touted presidential debate.  Sadly I do not feel any better informed after the debate than before.  This is because: I have grown cynical about what is possible versus what is      probable in American politics; it’s...

Life or Career?

Do you want a life or a career?  How does your career define you?  Or is it a subset of your life?  These can be uncomfortable questions we avoid because they hit ask us to question deeply our identity as persons.  As a long-time member of the ordained clergy I used...