Silhouette of man on the edge of a cliff

Find Your Song

  I’ve always loved the quote, “We are not human beings having a spiritual…


Hourglass with green sand flowing through it

The Downside of Deadlines

  In May 2009, I left a high-paying job to write a novel, and I’ve never…


Bridge of stones

Find Your Mantra

  I am reposting the piece I wrote as Lesson 221 for writer Katherine…


World crisis, view of the USA and South America

The Weight of the World

  When non-pilots see the plane I fly, they assume it carries a lot. But…


cloudy blue sky and sun above a blue surface of the sea

Summer School - Part 2

  Second in the summer school lessons series. For part 1, click here. In…


Looking outside a window, at the view of clouds and blue skies, from the inside of a prison cell

You Can't Soar from a Prison Cell

Imagine for a moment you're confined to a prison cell. It’s not the dark, dank…


Stones stacked up onto of each other with ocean in view

Find Your Balance to Find Your Wings

Balance is critical in aviation. Flying a plane that has a center of gravity…