Do something that scares you

Summit of Spearhead Peak photo by Aron Ralston

After a long transformational journey this summer—another story entirely—I departed for my long-planned mountaineering trip to Rocky Mountain National Park. I have always heard that term "do something that scares you," when Tony Robbins' surrogates make commitments to life transformation. I knew this trip to RMNP would be challenging and would require my … [Read more...]

40 Years of Health, Wealth, Love & Happiness

Jons 40th Health Wealth Peace Love & Happiness

Today I turned 40. I am now hitting that milestone that so many people abhor. But I don't feel old at all. I feel more wise and full of life than ever. Now is the time when our decisions and choices in life start to catch up with us. Life is all cause and effect. Or as that famous Yogi in the Bible put it: ‘Whatsoever a man soweth that shall he also … [Read more...]

The Father, the Mother, the Son and the Holy Spirit, Amen

Fra Angelico's The Annunciation (c. 1438): Virgin Mary meets the Angel Gabriel to be told she will give birth to Jesus Christ.

Dear Francis, Thank you for finally stepping out of the centuries-old mold and bringing the Church around to tolerance and unconditional love. I am SURE Jesus would agree with your comments on gay marriage, you are right, who are any of us to judge? I would like to propose another change that has been carved in stone for some time, the Sign of the … [Read more...]