Your Moral Compass

Clarity is one of those things that needs to permeate everything in our lives, and this takes time and intentionality.  Today I want to share with you a little about setting our internal compass - the inner framework that directs our decisions and determines how we engage with life. 

To live with clarity and live a deeply satisfying life we need to understand our roles in life, our values, and our convictions. Listen to this quote from an organization that focuses on teaching character education in various learning institutions and programs, this quote is in context teaching core values,

“..if we focus solely on teaching academic content without a moral compass, what kind of citizens are we producing? Educated people that lack a strong moral foundation run the risk of applying their skills in ways that do not enhance the quality of our world. Even worse, they run the risk of using those skills  to lead people in the wrong direction, and if one day they find...

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The power of movement and vulnerability - Healing the mind-Body connection - my story

Let me tell you a little bit about me and how the arts have been a agent of healing grace and personal transformation....

 

So as a child I experienced a measure of trauma and suffered from depression, anxiety, and fits of rage.  PTSD was a part of my life from the affects of my father who was a Vietnam Vet who suffered deeply after the war.  My household was fused with fear, violence, and instability.  

We escaped from home in FL and transitioned to Massachusetts to live with my uncle.  We left with the clothes on our back, my mom and us 4 kids.....it was a terrible night and traumatic for everyone.  But Thank God we all made it.  At the same time i loved my dad deeply and needed a father.  That was ripped out of my life and was a void that had lasting ripple affects.  Sadly, many of us can relate...

To fast forward, let me say that such brokenness has many layers of affects in our lives and development as people and deeply affects our...

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