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Month: February, 2013

The Call of Duty: Fostering and Adopting

Here is a piece I wrote for the introduction of a book my daughter Ariana is compiling of stories told by foster youth. Those stories will be the heavy part, but hopefully this piques your interest in the meantime.

Love Wins: The Power of Intention

Many have noted the irony of Valentine’s Day coinciding with the 2-month anniversary of the Newtown massacre. Many have also chosen love as the antidote to the madness and as the way out of the despair. Every day is a good day to declare that “love wins,” but this is a particularly timely opportunity to affirm that. I truly believe that if love is strong in our hearts, it wins because it shapes our reality and thus has the potential to guide our every action.

Top 10 Favorite Wayne Shorter Tracks

What better way to celebrate Wayne Shorter’s awesomeness than to explore some of my personal favorites from his discography as a bandleader? None, exactly.