February 02, 2019
I’m inspired by a baby who infected my mindspace on a long-haul flight recently. As we all tried to find the patience to wait through an extended delay, buckled-in and caught up in inconvenience and worry, we tensed at the squawk that let us know that a baby a couple rows back had woken up. I sat in dread, sure a delay coupled with a crying baby might just push me over the edge.
When all of a sudden… READ MORE
January 26, 2019
It doesn’t seem to matter what time of the year it is, or what corner of the world we happen to be in, as global citizens we share a common practice. When it’s time for the greatest show on earth, we decidedly drop whatever we’re doing for a few moments and turn our attention to the sky, the horizon, or if we’re lucky, both. Whether the sun is rising or setting, for those few moments nothing… READ MORE
January 19, 2019
December 31st along the Oregon coast, and the sun is completely committed to going down at the end of the day. It will not be deterred by what anyone may say, think, do, feel. The earth is equally committed to being here—to hosting sea, sand and all creatures who dwell on or within it. Earth persists in service and beauty even when we’re unskillful in returning that commitment, and our flawed efforts become brightly… READ MORE