To create the life you want, you must first imagine it. . . Then believe you can have it. . . It may take effort to make it happen, but that's where the real adventure and growth await. I want to help you on this journey by sharing my discoveries, missteps, and successes. . . Because we are all learning. . . everyday. And we need each other's help.


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Get Out of Your Head

“Stop staring at the instrument panel,” my flight instructor said, finger pointing to the blue stretch of sky beyond the windshield.…


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What Some Call Failure, the Successful Call Experience

Failure can be a scary thing. Most of us sense it lurking at the edge of anything important we try to accomplish. It also has a particular…


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The Current of Life

In my last post I promised ideas to help you flow with life versus forcing it. If you’ve been trying to force life to happen…


Stream of water running through a valley

Life Flows

Continued from Life Force: There must be an easier way. Those words sifted through my mind five years ago as I sat on the front steps…


Life Force

I’ve penned Lessons from the Cockpit for over four years and in all those posts I don’t believe I’ve written one as important as this. If…


River running through the mountains

Raising Fools – Part 2

Continued from Raising Fools - Part 1 I’m lying with my upper back flat while the rest of me twists to the left, right knee…


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Raising Fools

We have three boys, all with different personalities yet similar in so many ways. When the oldest was eleven or so, I’d often walk into the…


statue of a fool jester standing on one foot while balancing something on one finger

Expand Your World

Conventional wisdom says aquarium fish only grow as large as the tank will support. I don’t know if that’s true, but I’m willing to bet…


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