What you see depends on where you stand

Winter open sky and sunset reflected on clouds down the valley

Last night, I stood for a while watching the setting sun’s reflection down the valley. From here, halfway up the hill, I can see a lot of sky. And, if I am patient in my watching, the weather fronts are clear. VIEWPOINT It matterswhere we stand,the directionwe face. It shapesour attention, andcolours our language.Otherwise, weassume … Read more

Being intentional about how we look

being-intentional-about-how-we-look

How we look and the posture we take in the looking shapes what we expect to find. That’s fine if we’re searching for something tangible we’ve mislaid, and we know where we lost it. Because it stops us from wasting effort and attention, both of which are precious. But how often is this the case? … Read more