Start a diversity bookclub

In any community, there are diversity issues – the natives vs the newcomers, race issues that pit black against white, gay and straight clashes, classism – and often, we’re not equipped to talk about them. Dialogue that approaches the issues head-on...

Let go of the monkey bar

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” – Lao Tzu Sometimes taking flight takes letting go. Letting go takes faith. Faith takes letting go. It all requires wings. And so it goes. As Kierkegaard has said, “Without risk there is no faith, and the...

Retreat to move forward

Sometimes we have to retreat to move forward. The next 37days retreat is scheduled for September 28-30, 2007, and registration has just opened for it. Limited to 14 people, I hope you can be one of them. I’ll be joined by my business partner, David Robinson, in...

Happy Valentine’s Day from Billy Collins

Love The boy at the far end of the train carkept looking behind himas if he were afraid or expecting someone and then she appeared in the glass doorof the forward car and he roseand opened the door and let her in and she entered the car carryinga large black casein...

Release a dove for Meta

Dear Friends, Meta’s story touched many people. Her too-young death and the extraordinary leave-taking given to her by her family and friends brought lessons and insights to me, to many. On February 25th at 5pm EST, her family and friends will gather in the...