Creativity Uses Failure

Although Thomas Edison remains a hotly debated character, he is generally considered a creative genius. He is also considered by many the greatest inventor ever to live. He once said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Edison’s Light Bulb Moment This is the creative tenacity that leads to light […]

Subterranean Chronicles Part 10: Guilt

Guilt has been a major theme in my life, and it seems to be a phantom that plagues many of us outside of politicians and ad executives. This phantom comes in and steals our happiness leaving us to wonder what went wrong. I am not saying that a little guilt here and there is not […]

exploring your shadow is lifelong

How Exploring Our Shadows Can Improve Our Lives

There are all types of lights and shadows in our lives. As I mentioned in my last newsletter,  there is an actual physical light and shadow sequence that affects our lives.   The warmth of the sun and protection of darkness can change our moods.  Extended times of shadow may even dampen our inner light.  But […]

Five Years Since Death: An Exploration

In the five years since publishing Death: An Exploration so much has changed. Many people believe that publishing your first book is a momentous, if not life-changing event. I would be lying if I said that I didn’t have long periods where I sat dreaming of what it would be like to become an author. […]