A field trip to the circus in first grade forever shifted my sense of women and power. In the midst of the magic and wonder of wild animals, vibrant color, exotic sounds, daring entertainers and cotton candy I was enchanted by the lady lion tamer. More than 50 years later I can still see her […]
Fear vs. Inner Knowing
It seems to me like there is strong background music of fear wafting through our shared space. You’ve likely heard that music, too: fear of the state of the economy; fear that other political party is or is going to way mess things up; bone deep fear around the impacts of the oil gusher in […]
One of my coaching colleagues told us a funny story of how her husband has what they call buffet anxiety. He gets really nervous when even thinking about going to buffets or “all you can eat” restaurants. He worries about what to choose to eat, what if he passes up something really good or what […]
Stretched by Joy and Sorrow
I’ve found that to really know the truth of something we need to be able to hold the polarities of it. We need to be able to stand in the apparent paradoxes, the wide poles of the situation. We have to be able to live in both/and rather than either/or – because we live in a both/and universe.
Nothing happens unless we first dream. -Carl Sandburg If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time. –Marcel Proust I’ve always been a dreamer. Night dreams, day dreams, free flowing dreams, self directed dreams – I love them all. Even […]