Mud and Dreams (Coming Soon!)

My first full book is coming this May 2018. Mud and Dreams is a series of essays on the poetry and science of living. A work of “motivational poetics” the book speaks directly to the human concerns at the center of our lives.  Mud and Dreams makes poetry, philosophy and…

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Astonishment

Abraham Joshua Heschel said that our goal should be to live lives in radical amazement. ….to get up in the morning and look at the world in a way that takes nothing for granted. What everyday things still give you a feeling of beautiful astonishment? Please share with your friends!

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Discover Each Other Again

“Go with your friends and loved ones to a park or a coffee shop or some other quiet spot and look them in the eyes. Discover once again their hopes, their wishes for the future and their fears.  It is our dreams that make us different than the mud beneath…

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What Gives You Joy?

Joy, happiness, Awe, Sean Doyle, Positive psychology

Readers Respond:  One of the things author David Pollay (the Law of the Garbage Truck, The Three Promises) advises us everyday to do everyday is “Find Joy.”  What is one thing you did this week that gave you joy?   (If you are interested, here is my review of the The…

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What Is Your Wish?

Readers respond: Our wishes tell us something about what it means to be human. If you had one wish for the world, your family or yourself, what would it be?   More here and a video here. Please share with your friends!

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Faith in Humanity

A question for you:  Goodness is all around us all the time.  What is one thing this week that confirmed or restored your faith in humanity? (Photo credit aaron gilson, made available via a creative commons license.) Please share with your friends!

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