‘Tis the Season

A few nights ago, I was out taking Jack for his nightly business. I looked across the street and saw that the giant inflatable Santa in my neighbors’ lawn had totally deflated. It laid there, in a rumpled heap on the frosting grass, flat and kind of hopeless. The next evening, my neighbors had reinflatedContinue reading “‘Tis the Season”

The Fine Art of Forgiveness

My daily affirmation popped up and it was all about forgiveness. I honestly had to think on this for a bit. In fact, I still am, even three weeks after this affirmation crossed my screen. This is, in fact, a much bigger thing than it would appear on the surface. I’m going to take aContinue reading “The Fine Art of Forgiveness”

There and Now?

Today’s affirmation: Reality exists in the present. Before we get started, let’s do a quick definition: Reality: (re·​al·​i·​ty | \ rē-ˈa-lə-tē) the true situation that exists : the real situation – Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary Now that we’re calibrated, on the surface, this makes total sense. Think on this closely… The Dharma Of It All I need to be very clear,Continue reading “There and Now?”

On the Practice of Making Mistakes

I’m a fan of making mistakes, in many scenarios. I encourage my students to be bold and adventurous in their learning. This means mistakes will be made. Where possible we need to create comfortable zones where a fearlessness in learning can be achieved by allowing mistakes and encouraging people to re-envision, rebuild, and refine. WeContinue reading “On the Practice of Making Mistakes”