RIDDLE OF LEADERSHIP

A young brave asked his Chief, "How much does a leader need to sacrifice to be a good leader?"  Yamilar, which means “feet of light,” tells this riddle of the Massachusett Indians of the Algonquin Nation.  Massachusett literally means “at the big hill.” ...

THE EMPTY SADDLE

There once was a great Prince, who ruled over the principality of Bog.  He was poor as monarchs go, and his power came from deep within and his love of the people.  He rode among the people as a leader who cares.  His strength in conflict seemed to come...

TAKING ACTION

A young woman formed a new meditation group in a local meeting house.  The people came to start a Spiritual Journey and celebrate the gift of the ‘Great I am’ within them.  They learned to move and connect with their bodies.  They learned to meditate. ...

BURGEONING (Growing)

Imagine that the Creator had a potting shed, in which there was a wooden seed box.  Every kind of seed that exists was in the box.  They were of every size, color, and purpose.  There were vegetables, flowers, trees, and even dandelion seeds.  In the...

THE GARDENER

A very well known Scholar was taking a walk through the park.  He was dressed in an expensive three-piece suit, bow tie, and tweed cap.  There was a pensive look on his face, and he was unaware of the beauty around him.  He was wrapped up in thoughts about...

TRUTH AND PEACE

Roger Williams walked through a blinding snowstorm from Boston to Rhode Island in January 1636.  During that journey his vision of a new State took shape within him. He writes, “We must build a democracy on Hope, and Hope is when Truth and Peace come...