Letting Go

What is so hard about letting go? For starters, letting go of something somehow implies that something you were holding onto will now fall (or fly, depending on perspective and direction). Jumping out of a plane, you have to let go to experience the exhilaration of the fall. Flying through the air on a trapeze,…

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Diamonds Are Created Out of Pressure

In nature, there are many examples of beautiful transformations that occur after extreme “pressure.” We all know of the metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly. Another example is the transformation of a chunk of coal into a diamond. The process involves an extraordinary amount of time and an equally extensive amount of pressure and heat. What’s…

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The First Layer

This is the scariest thing I think I have done in my life. I just got the push from God and I felt like my daughter was pulling me to get on one of those rides at the Amusement Park that goes really fast, loops and twists, then goes backwards. I was screaming – “No,…

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