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(12/5/2016) – BLOG: DON’T LOSE YOUR COMPASSION

When I first arrived on Okinawa more than fifty years ago almost everyone told me that I would not want to leave at the end of my tour of duty. They were right. Okinawa’s white sand beaches and turquoise waters were breathtakingly beautiful…


(12/3/2016) – BLOG: WARRIOR OF THE HEART

My adopted Lakota brother, Phil Lane, Jr., told me a story at a gathering of young Native Americans I have never forgotten, and I feel certain that I never will…


(11/21/2016) – BLOG: THE NEW ARENA

This is a moment in the history of America and the history of the world in which we are beginning to experience in intimately personal terms the extent to which fear controls our activities…


(11/17/2016) – BLOG: AFTER THE ELECTION – THE NEXT STEP

The great American president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, said at the beginning of World War II, “We have nothing to fear but fear itself.” That was a brave statement made from a five-sensory perspective to a five-sensory country in a five-sensory world…


(11/15/2016) – BLOG: DON’T LET THE ELECTION DISTRACT YOU

Don’t let the election in the United States be a distraction. Two political parties each pursuing external power have produced a destructive and predictable consequence…


(8/24/2016) – BLOG: DEPTH, BEAUTY, AND POWER

I am always amazed by the depth, beauty, and power of people. I see these things often at our events, and they thrill me…


(7/14/2016) – BLOG: CONNECTING WITH AN OPEN HEART

Last week I received an invitation from a small town in Wyoming to a ceremony for Vietnam veterans. The names of each are being etched into a plaque to be mounted in the town square next month.


(6/15/2016) – BLOG: ORLANDO, LOVE, AND LABELS

“Terrorist” is a label. There is no humanity in labels. There is no compassion in labels. Labels create villains and idols. The pain of an individual who claims allegiance to a symbol of hate and righteousness and then kills without connection is extreme.


(12/21/2015) – NEWSLETTER: DECEMBER 2015 SOUL CONNECTIONS

This time of the year contains one of the most powerful energies of the year and also some of the most powerful distractions.


(11/18/2015) – NEWSLETTER: NOVEMBER 2015 SOUL CONNECTIONS

The violence in Paris jolted much of the world, but jolting will not change the world. Learning from our experiences can change us and changing ourselves will change the world.


(11/16/2015) – BLOG: PARIS – WHAT CAN I DO?

The first thing you can do is look inside yourself. Look at the emotions you feel. Were you shocked, overwhelmed, angered, righteous, grieved, humiliated, or despondent when you heard the news?


(10/8/2015) – NEWSLETTER: OCTOBER 2015 SOUL CONNECTIONS

Everyone has a belief. Here is a teaching question: “Which comes first? Experience or belief? (If you are not sure, ask yourself which one you believe comes first.)” What is your belief? You may think you know, but that may not be accurate.


(10/7/2015) – BLOG: LOVE IN ROSEBURG

Roseburg is close to Linda and me. We drive through it frequently to see our Granddaughter who is a student at Oregon State University, then we drive through it again on our way home. We stop for coffee each time.


(7/6/2015) – EVENT: Announcing: Master Class Immersion

Give the gifts you were born to give! The Master Class Immersion is an unparalleled year long exploration of authentic power and spiritual partnerships combining the best of online and on-site learning. Join master teachers Gary Zukav and Linda Francis in an unprecedented immersion into authentic power and spiritual partnerships in your everyday life.

Whole mind, whole heart, whole life transformation. Shine with creativity. Celebrate your life. Partner with your soul.

And this is just the beginning. LEARN MORE >>


(6/29/2015) – BLOG: SPIRITUAL LESSONS FROM CHARLESTON

The root of the horror of a young person killing his neighbors in a bible class cannot be found in the young person. It can be found in ourselves, if we look. What do you feel about these killings? Is it anger, sorrow, helplessness?


(6/20/2015) – NEWSLETTER: JUNE 2015 SOUL CONNECTIONS

What does it REALLY mean to make choices from healthy parts of your personality? It’s not only when you observe that a fearful part of your personality is active (for example, one that is impatient), and you decide to act from a loving part of your personality instead (for example, one that is patient). This is the core dynamic of creating authentic power.