message in a clear glass bottle sticking up out of the sand

Remember What You Came Here to Do

I’m a sucker for a distraction. I often walk into my home office with a…


Looking out of an airplane from the cockpit

Get Out of Your Head

“Stop staring at the instrument panel,” my flight instructor called, finger…


Green stop sign with the words

What Some Call Failure, the Successful Call Experience

Failure can be a scary thing. Most of us sense it lurking at the edge of…


Stream of water running through a valley

The Current of Life

In my last post I promised ideas to help you flow with life versus forcing it.…


Life Flows

Continued from Life Force: There must be an easier way. Those words sifted…


River running through the mountains

Life Force

I’ve penned Lessons from the Cockpit for over four years and in all those posts…


Young child doing a cartwheel outside in the sunshine

Raising Fools - Part 2

Continued from Raising Fools - Part 1 I’m lying with my upper back flat while…


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Raising Fools

We have three boys, all with different personalities yet similar in so many…


goldfish jumping out of the water into a larger bowl

Expand Your World

  Conventional wisdom says aquarium fish only grow as large as the tank…


Red and white radio tower with half a moon in the distance

The Transmission of You

For those of you who still listen to the radio, perhaps you have a favorite…