Autumn Interludes

Autumn Interludes

Yesterday, I spent the entire day doing, within the context of being. I spent hours driving my car, picking up people from one location and delivering them to another. Today, I’m continuing to focus on being and doing in my study. This practice has taken me years of...
Being and Doing?

Being and Doing?

It seems that many of us have been exploring the darkness for decades while others have been ignoring it and even contributing to it thinking it was the light. As Benjamin Franklin once said: “How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults and...
Beauty and Belonging

Beauty and Belonging

I’m wondering how many of us are aware, like Albert Einstein in the above quote, of “belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty and justice.” Do you sense that you belong to this invisible community? If so, what’s the truth you strive...
Being and Becoming

Being and Becoming

When I first read Herman Hesse back in the sixties a whole new world was opening for me and millions of others. It was as if we woke up one morning and the veil between Being and Becoming had been torn from top to bottom. There were messages being sent from unknown...
Deep Speaking

Deep Speaking

I’ve been speaking professionally for thirty-five years. Over these years I’ve given over four thousand talks. I became quite proficient at the art of speaking. In this past year of sabbatical and retirement however, I’ve given only two public speeches and I may have...
Being – Becoming

Being – Becoming

When I first read Herman Hesse back in the sixties, a whole new world was opening for me and millions of others. It was as if we woke up one morning and the veil between being and becoming had been ripped apart from bottom to top. There were messages being sent from...