The Importance and Power of Reflection

This past weekend we completed our final workshop of the year, the last module of the 2017 Leadership Development Training (LDT). Each year the LDT class focuses on the theme of New Beginnings. It was amazing! As their final project together, our trainees presented...

Feel like there isn’t enough time? Try gratitude!

Last week, Britta introduced our monthly theme: gratitude. As Britta noted, our culture, in spite of its many gifts, doesn’t often foster gratitude, yet gratitude is so important for health and happiness. I was reminded of this a few days ago when I was on an early...

Two principles of the spiritual journey

We are told by our participants that the work we do at COR provides the most powerful personal growth experience many of them have ever had. Why is our work so powerful? Why do growth and transformation become an ongoing component of our participant’s lives,...

Growing Up and Sacrifice

On Thanksgiving Day 1988, PBS ran the entire 6-part series “Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth” in a single afternoon. As a young man, curious about the meaning of life—my life—I sat transfixed. Campbell was a teacher and writer on myth. In...