found-art tuesday : treasures from her pocket

Tess likes rocks. She is enamored of them. We find them in all her pockets. A recent walk to the park yielded these. She carefully laid them all out for viewing. The one she is proudest of? "LOOK AT MY CRYSTAL!" she shouted, running toward me. She held a...

mindful monday : simmering with patience

Simmering with Patience – Pema Chodron Excerpted from "The Answer to Anger & Aggression is Patience", Shambhala Sun, March 2005. "That’s what it’s like with aggression: you can’t speak because everyone will feel the vibes. No matter what is...

simple action saturday : say “Yes, let’s!”

"Come over around six," Lisa said.  David and I had just finished working with an amazing group of educators in Hastings, Nebraska, for two days. Lisa was one of them, the organizer of the event. "Around six, and we'll have some dinner with a...