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Yesterday a sense of solidarity swept across our country, as we turned our gazes skyward to glimpse the United States' first total solar eclipse in 99 years. It was brief. It was non-partisan. It was peaceful. And it was real. More than 300 million Americans,...

Sometimes you're surrounded by hundreds of people in every direction, but you feel alone. Last night was the home opener for the Franklin High School football team, playing against its rival Brentwood I arrived a little after the start with my 12-year-old daughter Olivia and...

Recently, while on a flight from Nashville to Seattle I jotted down my first "bucket list," at first through stream-of-consciousness and then refined and narrowed it to the best of the best before texting it to a few close loved ones. I want to get...

I’m excited to offer a completely re-written and updated version of my book The 4 Spheres of Intentional Living, available in both paperback and Kindle formats by visiting here. This book, as the title makes explicit, offers practical action steps and examples intended to help people...

I'm expecting to release a new Kindle and paperback version of my book The 4 Spheres of Intentional Living by late June-early July, after spending the past few months re-writing roughly 90 percent of the material. This book, as the title makes explicit, offers practical action...

While defusing Trump's power through gradually converting a large portion of his 2016 supporters into our allies, how do we engineer true change that puts America back onto a progressive, inclusive track? A first vital step is driving more voter turnout--at all levels of government, since...

What's done is done. Donald Trump is President of the United States, and really creepy people such as Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway are in the center of his power sphere. Many of his Cabinet secretaries give us reason for pause and concern. Vice-President Pence...

It's been hard to put thoughts together for any kind of prose for the last few months, aside from a little bit of journaling several times per week. I've felt disillusioned, sad, and angry at what I perceive as a lack of individual critical thinking,...

Critical Thinking is the disciplined art of ensuring that you use the best thinking you are capable of in any set of circumstances. Emotional Intelligence is the ability to recognize, understand and manage our own emotions, while recognizing, understanding, and influencing the emotions of others....

The late Great Gatsby author F. Scott Fitzgerald is known for saying, "The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function." Fitzgerald is far from the only famous...