Posts Tagged ‘sharing’

Blue RIbbons and Buffoonery

June 16, 2012






In an e-mail exchange with my friend, Myke Smitley, he said he was impressed that I used my personal life stories to illustrate points in my book, Through God’s Eyes: Finding Peace and Purpose in a Troubled World. Myke wrote:









I was just emailing with a friend–who is a founder and facilitator of seminars for individuals and businesses who are ready for evolutionary truths–about the issue of personal story telling as a teaching tool. He wrote: “As you very well know, it is not easy to declare yourself so publicly. It opens up the door for all sorts of criticism and feedback.”





Although he considers himself a very private person, Myke made the difficult decision to step out from the shadows of anonymity and reveal himself to the world in order to make a more profound impact with his book, The Great Circle: Journey to Where: the Wheel of Destiny Obeys Our Free Will.  He explains his reasoning in the following excerpt from his book:





It is for good reasons that I have mentioned here these personal things about my own psychological dynamics and have again brought up the Medicine Wheel Way. First, I have been (more…)

You Are But a Witness

April 12, 2011








True giving is an act of selfless service. The worthiness of the recipient and the consequences of your giving are not your concern.









You often say, “I would give, but only to the deserving.”
The trees in your orchard say not so, nor the flocks in your pasture.
They give that they may live, for to withhold is to perish.
Surely he who is worthy to receive his days and his nights, is worthy of all else from you.
And he who has deserved to drink from the ocean of life deserves to fill his cup from your little stream. . . .
For in truth it is life that gives unto life—while you, who deem yourself a giver, are but a witness.

Kahlil Gibran

True giving has no ulterior motives. You do (more…)