Is it a Change-up or a Spit Ball? My Personal Response to the US in Cuba

I’m leaving the courthouse in Bartow, “relieved” of jury duty, thinking about the fact that I live in a country, the “greatest country in the world,” blessed beyond words that my Cuban grandparents believed in freedom so strongly that they gave up everything (everything except love, faith and each other) to come to this country […]

Leadercast Lakeland: Awaken the Leader Within

My personal mission: To inspire the citizens of Polk County to Awaken the Leader Within themselves and share their greatness with our community. I am on a mission.  When I speak to friends, business owners, teachers and leaders in our community, I am always amazed at the quality of people I encounter. The conversations and […]

Welcome to the Light

Every day that I wake up and get out of bed is a victory. Inexplicable darkness is worse than monsters in the closet… at least when there are monsters in the closet, you can close and barricade the door. Inexplicable darkness is that shame, guilt, sadness that you can’t explain – and when you try, […]