Learning from Lance Armstrong

I'm still not over Lance Armstrong. I know his dispassionate confession to Oprah is almost history now, but something else keeps needling me. It wasn't his admissions to lying and cheating that bothered me so much. It was a casual reference he made that indicated he forgot what he learned from having cancer. After receiving my cancer diagnosis, a friend gave me a copy of his book, "It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life." She said the book inspired her through her breast … [Read more...]

Doing More isn’t Being More

Several years ago, Oprah recommended a book called A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle. She even held an online class to tell the world about it because she thought it was such an important book to help us awaken to our life’s purpose. I studied that book carefully because it reflected many of my personal and religious beliefs. But when I recommended it to Doug, he raised his eyebrows all funny at me like I’d fallen into some rolling river of philosophical weirdness. Basically, the book is … [Read more...]