When the gravel crackles underneath these Keen shoes, the technical sandals with which I replaced my shimmery, summer-fun footwear, the contemplation commences. It is shockingly immediate, an invisible portal that can snag any willing participant through a tiny slip that leads out and into an ...
Living real means recognizing that all of us at one time or another will mess up. We're going to be a part of the conditions that cause hurt for others.
A daily creative practice builds resilience and connection, and opens our eyes to awe and wonder.
In the United States, political parties encourage citizens to take a side, and taking a side too often entails becoming irrationally defensive over that side, while ruthlessly bashing the other. This aggression has ultimately resulted in a range of violence, from citizens being assaulted at ...
Gratitude is an interesting concept. It’s one of those qualities that everyone accepts you should do, but that we rarely talk about how to do. It’s sort of like saying you should live in the moment. It’s easy advice to give, but you’ll rarely hear people explain how they actually live in the moment.
The goal is your direction, not your destination. The goal is a mission that you are on, a path that you follow. Whatever comes from that path -- whatever treasure you happen to find along this journey -- well, that’s just fine. It is the commitment to walking the path that matters.