Being aware of the hard edges

Close-up of raindrops on flower head and stem

There are too many hard edges. Lines that determine what is in, and what is out. Definitions without the nuance of both/and. Language that requires us to make choices about how we think. And puts others into boxes that separate. So what if we softened the edges with kindness? And infused our language with love? … Read more

Finding space at the edge

small waterlily bud framed by the edges of the green waterlily pads in a pond

My friend Richard Merrick has changed his tagline: Write at the edge Isn’t it brilliant! It is not only a perfect way of capturing what he does (very well) but also an invitation to us. Because there are things we can only see at the edge. And then we need to discern what to do … Read more

Fresh sight from the quiet edge


Following yesterday’s post, What does this time ask of me? I recalled a phrase I was drawn to a while ago: fresh sight from the quiet edge. So I carried it with me while walking across the hillside after feeding the alpacas. Expecting to see something… FINDINGS AT THE QUIET EDGE At the quiet edge, … Read more