Hi! I'm Michael.
I'm a coach and a writer. I'm passionate about helping leaders, visionaries, and artists get clear on who they really are, clarify their passion & purpose, and create the authentic life they were made for.
I call it Living Wide Awake.
From the blog
My Latest Essay
INTO THE SILENCE
My Desert Quest for the God Beyond Words
I’ve taken solo trips with God every year for nearly two decades now. I’ve traveled overs mountains, up rivers and their valleys, across the plains, and along countless stretches of open road. Every time, I go with the express purpose of having a conversation with God. To that end, I prepare in advance. I make a list of questions and topics, things I want to ask about. I gather several books on tape and create playlists of new music that speak in some way to the themes I want to explore. On all these journeys, I’ve been alone, but it’s rarely been a quiet affair. Any other soul I happen to encounter is likely to catch me talking out loud, which is my preferred style of prayer, or else singing along with the tunes pouring out the open windows of my car.
But this trip is different. This time I’ve come without any questions for God—except this one:
What's waiting for me in the Silence?