Uncertainty...the Unknown and the Imperfect

Most of us are grappling with uncertainty and in turn are also grappling with our responses to this uncertainty. My own response to uncertainty is a bit like “what do you mean it’s not going to go like that….it’s supposed to…that’s how I’d planned for it…” And while my intellectual self can acknowledge that we live in a time of ever-increasing uncertainty, my emotional and physical self usually take a bit longer to adapt.
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Building Muscles

What if rather than having a goal of being more courageous our goal was to build the body of Courage? of Presence? of Authenticity? And what if instead of asking our minds to figure out how to do this …
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Educating for Joy

No matter where I have traveled or whom I’ve met there is something that I have come to find in common with many fellow parents – most of us worry about the quality of education that our children are receiving. …
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Cracking Open Our Hearts

Over the past few mornings I have felt such a sadness and I’ve wondered, is it because my kids are back to school and I’m left with that familiar sense of being apart from them as they slowly grow up …
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The ‘In-Between’ Moments

A very close and wise friend recently wrote a piece on transitions that reminded me of the need for patience during times of change. It highlighted to me how, in the surge of change, I very often ask hugely of …
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