Transform or Repeat

Years ago when I had a corporate job my co-workers and I would talk about our work culture as if it were an entity. We called it ‘IT’. And we assigned IT a life force all its own. When timelines were missed we said IT is happening  Expectations felt fuzzy...

Do You Want to Be Right or Do You Want to Be Honest?

Conflict lives through polarized truths. I have my truth, you have your truth and we both believe we are right. And we will always find reasons and evidence to support our truth. Communication, if there is any, amounts to proclamations and efforts to convince others...

Between the Certain and Unknown Dances the Mystery of Life

I tend to chase certainty. I want to feel confident and guaranteed that my choice will have an expected result. This creates a belief that I can only act when I feel ready. Yet time and again I discover that I only become ready through action. As important as planning...

Wisdom Begins in Wonder

“Wisdom begins in wonder” – Socrates Our deepest problems have secrets to share. If we are willing to listen.   So often, in an attempt to resolve a difficulty I rush to judgment by asking, ‘Who is responsible for this mess?’ The answer results...