Silence Amidst the Noise

Above all, be alone with it all, a hiving off, a corner of silence amidst the noise, refuse to talk, even to yourself, and stay in this place until the current of the story is strong enough to float you out. {from Coleman’s Bed by David Whyte} The season of Advent has an exceptional qualityContinue reading “Silence Amidst the Noise”

A Different Kind of Darkness

These early days of December are beautifully dark and brief. I am up before dawn most mornings and enjoy the privilege of watching the sunrise from the warm comfort of the living room. It is in this quiet place, as a witness to the new day, that I find myself most at ease with theContinue reading “A Different Kind of Darkness”

Liminal Space

“The word liminal comes from the Latin word limen, meaning threshold – any point or place of entering or beginning. A liminal space is the time between the ‘what was’ and the ‘next.’ It is a place of transition, waiting, and not knowing.” – inaliminalspace.org While liminality often comes with a sense of urgency toward the new,Continue reading “Liminal Space”

Getting Better by Being Wrong

Do you surround yourself with people who confirm your view of the world, people with whom you enter into an implicit agreement to keep one another comfortable, safe and secure? Or… Do you surround yourself with people who challenge your view of the world, people with whom you enter into an explicit agreement to explore,Continue reading “Getting Better by Being Wrong”