Strong Offer Friday: how to work and learn with me now

I explore ideas, alone and in community. I open space for learning communities to form and flourish. I challenge myself to create safe spaces where learning can deepen. I write, I teach, I create retreats, and offer them to the world. On Strong Offer Fridays,...

thinking thursday: ideas that make you want more

When I was in graduate school, my idea of a fantastic day was wandering in the library stacks unrelated to my own studies, letting my eye move from shelf to shelf in unfamiliar Dewey Decimal land, until they landed on a book spine, a color, a title, a word that...

poetry wednesday : will your voice return to sing?

Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air. ― Carl Sandburg Stop. Don’t go. You don’t have to be a poet to read poetry. You don’t have to understand poetry to read poetry. You just have to be someone who reads or...

Happy 11th birthday and a joyous welcome home

In 2005 on this very date, I sat down at a bulky, old, desktop computer in my family room surrounded by the noise of living, and started writing. The computer was on a file cabinet, not a desk, with no space for my legs, so I sat sideways, typing. At the time, I was...