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At The Circle Way Practicum, Whidbey Island, I appreciated several conversations about “minimalism.” In this context, it was about the minimal intentions and actions needed to be meeting in circle. A center. A rim. A spirit of circling up to share information and perspective.
Of course, it is true that everything minimalized can also be done at greater scale.… Continue reading
A reading, that I appreciated for just the right moment at The Circle Way Practicum, last week on Whidbey Island.
Mark Nepo’s writings are filled with gold. Just turn to most any page. This is from his book, The Exquisite Risk.
When I live deep enough
there is only one direction.
When there, briefly,
the world overcomes me
and… Continue reading
I am in quite a stretch of teaching The Circle Way. Last week, with Amanda Fenton, it was a practicum on Whidbey Island. Really a delicious experience. The food. The location. The group of participants. The stories shared. The laughs from the belly. The tears from heart. The evolution of learning. In me, and among all of us.
Today I… Continue reading
I am but a simple Canadian boy.
I grew up in the prairies of Alberta, nestled in what was the outskirts of urban Edmonton life in the 1960s. I loved sports. My Dad was my baseball coach for a few years. My Mom taught tap-dance after school to neighborhood kids in our basement. I had one sibling; my sister was… Continue reading