At a young age, I learned countless lessons through simple observations in life. Many lessons profoundly influenced on me, molding me into the person I am today. At three years old, my mother became a foster parent to a colicky six-week old baby named Tim who had burned through five foster families in six weeks.…Read more
My Drive to Peace
The dreadful feeling was growing. Sitting in my car at the red traffic light with my hands white knuckled at ten and two o’clock, my heart began to beat faster as the discomfort in my chest tightened. “No,” I thought to myself, “Not right now.” I lifted my right hand from the wheel and wiped…Read more
Are You in Love With You?
About 16 years ago, I was ready to jump-start my life. I signed up for a weekend retreat offered by a world-class personal development company promising to help participants redefine what’s possible in relationships, work, families and communities. I had heard great things about the program and was ready for change. On the first day…Read more
Unforgettable Vegas Memory on the 4th of July
Imagine you’re in Las Vegas at one of the biggest casino-hotels, celebrating on the 4th of July. What comes to mind? Larger-than-life celebrations… partying… dancing… fireworks… you name it. Now imagine, you’re in charge of the safety and security of those people. I’ve worked in top security positions at various internationally-known Las Vegas hotel-casinos for…Read more