Gated Life Lessons

Gated Life Lessons

In Memoriam. Alan R. Cochran (1/3/1953-8/2/2018) Valued Client. More Valued Brother-in-law and Friend. For several summers, my family and I made trips to Hilton Head with my sister, Kathy, and her husband, Alan. On one trip, we had been to dinner together and were...
Power & Presence Part 2

Power & Presence Part 2

In part 1, we explored “quality of presence” as the way you show up in the world. Presence is your particular flavor and awareness, the way you hold space and move through the details of your days. It is perhaps the difference between the way a school kid who is...
Power & Presence, Part 1

Power & Presence, Part 1

We live in a truly beautiful world full of goodness and life. One doesn’t have to look very far to find something to appreciate—friends, family, tangy yellow lemons, those elegant cats we call jaguars, moonlight, fast cars, folk music, kissing, and delicious tacos....
A Truly Generous Holiday

A Truly Generous Holiday

In the waning days of 2017 we have circled ‘round again into the season of celebration. Our neighborhood landscapes are renovated with twinkling lights, parades, and inflatable Santas. Our inner landscapes of the spirit often feel transformed as well, somehow more...