Poem for a Sunday Morning

Journey {Edna St. Vincent Millay} Ah, could I lay me down in this long grass And close my eyes, and let the quiet wind Blow over me—I am so tired, so tired Of passing pleasant places! All my life, Following Care along the dusty road, Have I looked back at loveliness and sighed; Yet atContinue reading “Poem for a Sunday Morning”

Second Life

Dead and fallen the road becomes a canvas on which is revealed a second life. DAVID BERRY is the author of “A More Daring Life: Finding Voice at the Crossroads of Change” and the founder of RULE13 Learning. He speaks and writes about the complexity of leading in a changing world. Connect with him on Twitter at @berrydavid.

The Fire That Saves

“100 Million Dead Trees Prompt Fears of Giant Wildfires” is the headline of an article in today’s New York Times that examines how interrupting the forest’s natural state – its inherent ability to “use” fire to its advantage – has created the potential for unsurpassed devastation: Mark A. Finney, an expert in fire behavior for the U.S. ForestContinue reading “The Fire That Saves”

Feel the Funk Ya’ll

Because sometimes transformation – reshaping ourselves for the world as it is – takes a little more work than expected. And because sometimes it’s good to be reminded that this is true for all creatures. And because sometimes it’s Friday afternoon and you need to laugh.