I Do Brokenness Well

It started with a gift – a small donut box filled with baby chicks. Gina had been on the couch, despondent and feeling like she had lost her identity. An accident  as a firefighter had left Gina with a permanent disability. She needed a diversion, something new that could pull her out of her brokenness. […]

Posted On: 2020-09-04

Honoring a Higher Self

We can’t make things better if we don’t acknowledge the way things are.  Accepting this truth is vital in a pandemic and the anti-racism movement, as well as a loss of mobility.  In this month’s blog, Kenji Sakamura tells the story of his life, and shares why it’s important to work hard to become a […]

Posted On: 2020-08-04

Unlocking the Leader Within You

Max Setka is not afraid to step up, take on a challenge, and power through tough situations. It takes courage, and Max has that in spades. Born with Arthrogryposis, a rare muscle disorder that causes congenital joint contractures in two or more areas of the body, Max has faced obstacles since he was a child […]

Posted On: 2020-07-02

Secrets to a Long-Lasting Marriage

During a pandemic, it is essential to invest in your emotional health and wellbeing. Dave and Ingrid Johnston have a love story that is all about finding perspective in difficult times; to learn to be adaptable and more loving while sharing a life.Dave and Ingrid are holding hands.  They have been holding hands since high […]

Posted On: 2020-06-08

Moving Forward with Setbacks

Life has drastically changed for all of us in this pandemic. Matt’s life changed radically just over a year ago. Out of nowhere, a boulder descended silently off a cliff 150 meters above. In seconds, Matt Hadley’s life changed forever. Instinctively, Matt’s wife Catherine tore strips of material from Matt’s rain pants to make a […]

Posted On: 2020-05-01

A Leap of Faith (An Aspirational Lesson in a Pandemic Lockdown)

Jerry Cronin didn’t know what was happening.  He thought back pain from a previously herniated disc was flaring up again. Then the pain changed. It became sharp, and Jerry thought he had kidney stones.  Walking became difficult but he persevered, and it was only a freak accident that brought Jerry to the ER where he […]

Posted On: 2020-04-03