What Will Be?

It is worth remembering that between takeoff and landing there is a period during which you are aloft, held up by unseen forces – the miracle of air flowing over a wing. This is the gift of in-between time. Just as the excitement and stress of preparation recedes and just before the anticipation of arrivalContinue reading “What Will Be?”

Living a Redwood Life

“The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing which stands in the way… As a man is, so he sees.” {William Blake} Last year at this time, with the semester drawing to a close, I decided to share with my students some images fromContinue reading “Living a Redwood Life”

Serious Play

“We have no empirical evidence that being more serious leads to greater insight into the human condition than being playful. There is, however, growing empirical evidence that being playful opens toward the ever-elusive, supple heart.” – John Paul Lederach There is only one thing I miss…that I truly miss…from going to work every day atContinue reading “Serious Play”

Make Room for Wonder

“Everything is explained now…sometimes I’d just as soon continue wondering.” – Tom Waits – Just because we can, doesn’t mean we should. I think about that every time I compulsively reach for my “phone” to look up the answer to the latest question that has shown up in conversation. I get consumed by the feelingContinue reading “Make Room for Wonder”