A Resonant Place

A Resonant Place

The universe is a resonant place: send out a thought and, like a piano string vibrating to a struck tuning fork, it will hum it back.

Moment to Moment

Moment to Moment

This week a car crash reminded me, as I am so often reminded, of the exquisite fragility of existence — of how it hangs in every moment, suspended by a gossamer thread of unlikeliness.

The Whispering World

The Whispering World

My sense is that the world is having a conversation with you, right now, and always, like a ringing phone. All you just have to do is pick up.

Dream On

Dream On

What is the last thing you think about, just before you drift off to sleep? What is the first thing you think about, when you wake up in the morning?

Angels and Molecules

Angels and Molecules

What if we are surrounded by applause, but just don’t hear it? If the center of our universe, the thing we love most, has already arrived and is standing there watching us, but we just don’t know it yet?

Sweet Rejection

Sweet Rejection

Rejection is painful. Still, it seems to have a purpose: to make enough room to grow in.

Forgiveness Day

Forgiveness Day

As much as I cherish freedom (and I do), I have come to think of July Fourth as Forgiveness Day — because it always makes me think of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, their bitter feud and miraculous reconciliation.

The Recipe, Part 1

The Recipe, Part 1

I’ve told you before what it’s like to have a manuscript rejected by umpteen publishers and finally accepted. This time, I thought I’d bring you right into the action as it happens.

Dogs and Cats and Leadership

Dogs and Cats and Leadership

The truth of people is that we are neither dogs nor cats, but people. Still, Jung said we each embody both animus and anima. My observation is that we humans, each and every one of us, also contain aniwoof and animeow.

Holding Power Graciously

Holding Power Graciously

Does power invariably corrupt? I don’t think so. But it does generate a sort of gravitational field around itself that can distort reality, if you aren’t careful.

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