The Power of Presence: A Tribute to Kristoff St. John

It has been a rough past week after the untimely passing of Kristoff St. John – a longtime and well-loved actor on the popular soap opera The Young and the Restless. I have to admit, this was a tough one. We lose people everyday – famous or not – but Kristoff’s passing was unlike other … More The Power of Presence: A Tribute to Kristoff St. John

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May the Beauty of the Season Shine Through the Darkness

It’s been a somber few days this week. I had to attend the funeral of a child that recently passed away. We know death is a part of life. I’m sure we have all given ourselves that same pep talk over and over – but it is so much more difficult to comprehend when it’s … More May the Beauty of the Season Shine Through the Darkness

Toronto: Rising Above the Cruelty

Yesterday’s events in Toronto have once again acted as a reminder of the fragility of life. Toronto – the great city that it is – was marred by such a senseless act of violence. A van callously ran down innocent bystanders near a busy intersection as they went about their day. It happened in broad … More Toronto: Rising Above the Cruelty

“But Dad, I Made It.” Turning Turmoil into Triumph: The Remarkable Story of Travis Roy

The other day I came across a profound story of courage, perseverance, and strength in the wake of immense adversity. We’ve seen this happen many times before – something dramatic happens in our lives and it changes us forever. But what really makes a difference is how you handle a situation when life deals you … More “But Dad, I Made It.” Turning Turmoil into Triumph: The Remarkable Story of Travis Roy

Acknowledge, Learn, and Move Forward, Because All You Have is Right Now

Do you ever look back on a moment in your life and just think to yourself, “Wow, was that really me? Did I really do that? What was I thinking acting that way?” I’ve had plenty of ‘aha’ moments like this myself, and when I think back, I am amazed at how much I have … More Acknowledge, Learn, and Move Forward, Because All You Have is Right Now