On being part of something bigger


It can be tough going when we feel it’s all down to us. Yet, in reality, it’s rarely that simple. Perhaps we need to look around and see the others. “It’s helpful to work as if the project you’re engaged in is bigger than you.” + Rick Rubin, in The Creative Act: A Way of … Read more

What does this time ask of me?


Not to turn away,or yield to hopelessness,foregoing the utterance thatit’s impossible. Instead to face towards,to choose the possibilityand become the changeI want to see. Yet we do this together,because it takes twoto change the conversationfor good. + Sue Heatherington There is so much going on, and we can feel overwhelmed. Yet together, we can kindle … Read more

Always Becoming


We are always becoming, yet never alone. ~ a simple thought each day for the in-between time.

Walking in the now but not yet


Do we get so caught up in the destination that we forget to be here? Yet this is the only place we can ever be. One foot in front of the other, even in the darkness. And waiting. Not the stuck kind, but the expectant, hopeful sort. The kind that trusts that we can see … Read more

Sharing in the dark matter together


I wonder if the light bulb of optimism sometimes needs to be dimmed. It can be exhausting having to be constantly upbeat. Perhaps it’s in both the sunlight and the shadows that we grow. Appreciating autumn and the coming of winter, but doing it together. DARK MATTER Do not show me your bright stars;we cannot … Read more