Deep Thoughts.Thoughts, ideas, and observations about courageous life and leadership.
It needed to be "just right": a property imbued with character and history (but not in need of too much repair), a place alive with stories and life and love to build on and add to. "Lots of light" and "space to wander" and "fresh air" were high on the list of...read more
"I was born in a small town..." I tearfully sang along with John Mellencamp yesterday, sometimes at the top of my lungs, sometimes barely above a whisper, and always slightly off-pitch-yet-sincere. “I cannot forget from where it is that I come from…I cannot forget the...read more
The Practice is one of the three foundational components of The Center for Courageous Living. It is designed to build muscles of courage, compassion, sincerity, awareness, joy and resilience…the qualities of sincere and authentic leadership that are urgently needed...read more
So...I finally got a pedicure. I was way overdue. The Asian woman who cares for my feet when I’m in Phoenix (I'm in Phoenix right now) lit up when I walked into her shop yesterday. “You’re back!!! Canada—you came back!!!” She can never remember my name, but she does...read more
Three years ago, I wrote this blurb on Facebook about re-inventing and re-discovering and why it's important to differentiate between the two:. Today I'd add one more invitation: remember. Remember that you are love and loved, infused with a whack of gifts that are...read more