Posts in category "death"

Advice about Life from The Other Side

Advice about Life from The Other Side
Julie was conservatively dressed. She looked about 45 years old and had a lovely, soft voice.  She told me that her mother passed away a year ago and she wanted to make sure she was okay.  I surmised that they must have been close. As I do with all my clients, I asked Julie to... Read more »

Welcome to the End of the World: Opening to New Time

Welcome to the End of the World: Opening to New Time
“I have a headache, Therese,” Jose Arguelles reported to me in 1984. As his neighbor, I would drop in to say “hello” without warning. “I’ve been up all night channeling this amazing information – all this math! And I’m an artist, not a mathematician!” Indeed, Jose was a skilled artist who taught art at Princeton... Read more »

Zombies or Intuition: You Pick!

 Zombies or Intuition: You Pick!
Colson Whitehead‘s post-apocalyptic book Zone One describes in hilarious detail  the zombies that are occupying Manhatten. In an interview on NPR’s Fresh Air, Whitehead describes how zombies’ might go home and watch television and wait for a broadcast that will never appear. If someone is a psychiatrist, he might go to his office and wait for a dead... Read more »
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Businesses Cry Too

Businesses Cry Too
One CEO wanted to take her company from $30 million to $50 million in a marketplace that that was yielding lower profits for most of the competitors in his industry. As she and I mapped out a plan to transform the organization, I informed her of another consideration. All the people in her company have... Read more »

The Courage of Forgiveness: The Other Side of 911

The Courage of Forgiveness: The Other Side of 911
The hole left at Ground Zero stands as a reminder of the hole left in the heart of our nation when innocent people were taken from us – and a wound was imprinted on our national soul. Listening to Paul Simon sing Sounds of Silence at Ground Zero seems eerily appropriate. While our family thought... Read more »

Clearing Out the Past

The Earth is demonstrating what is required to evolve in our next steps in life. How? Anyone been feeling “the earth move under their feet”?  How about the golf ball size hail that pounded Chicago streets in 90 degree weather a few weeks ago? Have y0u been tuned into the drought in Ethiopia? Did you hear about... Read more »
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Robert Scherer Defines Heartfelt Leadership

Last week I said, “Mom, I’m going to ask Bobbie if I can visit her in Ohio next Wednesday.” Bobbie is a gracious hostess, extending every kindness. She remains sensitive to everyone else’s comfort, even as she has been tending to her husband’s care for over six months in hospice at home.  Bobbie has always... Read more »

Crisis and Kindness

Carole said her name was Janeen. She was a single professional with Church ties, and always cheerful to people in the condo building – in contrast to most who look down at their shoes or their mail while passing each other. When she heard Carole’s parents were ailing, Janeen volunteered to accompany her on the... Read more »

Breaking through Depression

Grief is a human process whose authority is not within the conscious grasp of the person who experiences it. The invisible operator within our psyches decides when we are strong enough to break down … without breaking down all the way.  When we surrender to breakdown, remembering it as part of the cycle of death... Read more »
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An Intuitive Response to Osama bin Laden's Death

If you are an intuitive, today, with the announcement of Osama bin Laden’s death, you can feel a collective out-breath from those who were touched by 911, and those who wanted justice for a man who openly rejoiced in the destruction of innocents.  At the same time, if you are an intuitive who is emotionally open, there... Read more »