Being in harmony with ourselves

Scarlet Elf Cup fungi with deadwood and moss

We cannot truly belong if we are not bringing our whole selves. Our unique, one-of-a-kind being. Or, to express it another way, our particular singularity and sense of belonging are inextricably connected. We cannot have one without the other. It starts with our belonging to ourselves. We need to own who we are. So, are … Read more

‘To be great, be whole…’


Greatness isn’t measured in fame or likes. It shows up in the little things, what we leave in or take out. It’s who we are when the world isn’t looking. Walking with wise words from the Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa: To be great, be whole: don’t exaggerateOr leave out any part of you.Be complete in … Read more

Only being seen in part


Being seen can feel uncomfortable, especially if we sense the other has some kind of performance metric in mind. Do I measure up? And we stand with the anxiety that only part of us will be seen. Is that my good side you can see? Yesterday, my friend Richard Merrick reminded me of the beautiful … Read more